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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-6
Corporate Name: B. A. Sherrell
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. A. Sherrell
Location: Hooks
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Hooks
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 100 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 listed the Sherrell sawmill as did its 1907 listing.
Research Date: MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson