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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-106
Corporate Name: W. H. Crouch Lumber & Planing Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. H. Crouch of Nacogdoches, president; other incorporators included W. M. Young, W. E. Oxehear, J. E. English, and T. M. West.
Location: Cleveland
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Cleveland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 302 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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: Projected
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Trinity Valley and Northern Rwy.
Historicial Development: W. H. Crouch of Nacogdoches was president of the Southeast Lumber Company . Also included in the executive officership may have been Southeast's vice-president, W.J. Moore, who was also president of Nacogdoches Show Case and Mfg. Co. The Liberty Vindicator of June 28, 1907 details that the W. H. Crouch & Planing Company's charter was filed for $25.000.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson