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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-96
Corporate Name: Loren Clark
Local Name:
Owner Name: Loren Clark
Location: Grapeland, about ten miles north of Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Grapeland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Pine sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern (Missouri Pacific)
Historicial Development: The Loren Clark sawmill at or near Grapeland appeared in a 1880 Chicago lumber publication.
Research Date: JKG 12-13-93, MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson