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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-29
Corporate Name: Cudlip
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cudlip
Location: New Caney
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: New Caney
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 30000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 30,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: The “Lumber Mills of Texas” article in Southern Industrial and Lumber Review in September 1906 listed the Cudlip mill at New Caney as cutting 30,000 board feet daily.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson