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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-78
Corporate Name: Houston Co-operative Manufacturing Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Houston Co-Operative Manufacturing Company
Location: Houston
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 30 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919,1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1905 to at least 1934
Town: Houston
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 44,639 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Dressed 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: Planing mill and box factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Many railroads
Historicial Development: The Houston Co-operative Manufacturing Company operated a planing mill and box factory for at least thirty years in Houston. The company was listed in trade directories from 1905 to 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson