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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-26
Corporate Name: C. F. W. Winkler
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. F. W. Winkler
Location: Subdistrict 123, Hockley
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Hockley
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough pine and hardwood (oak) lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Pine and hardwood sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Winkler is listed in the 1880 Census in Montgomery County as being a sawmill owner employing seven workers. He lived in Sub-district 123, no residence numbers listed. In fact, he was operating a sawmill at Hockley, Harris County.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson