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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-86
Corporate Name: Houston Saw Mill Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Houston Saw Mill Company
Location: Houston
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Houston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 44,633 in 1907
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Many railroads
Historicial Development: The Houston Saw Mill Company was listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907 as a sawmill company.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson