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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-50
Corporate Name: Hackney Brothers
Local Name: Seven Oaks Mill
Owner Name: Hackney Brothers. Dave, Tom, Bob, and George Hackney
Location: Seven Oaks, fifteen miles south of Corrigan
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1889
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880s
Town: Seven Oaks
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
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: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: The Hackney Brothers, two of whom became important lumbermen later, Dave and Tom, built a sawmill at Seven Oaks during the 1880s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson