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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-41
Corporate Name: Hocker Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hocker Brothers. Clarksville Lumber Company. J. B. Lassiter, A. Hocker, and R. G. Scott.
Location: Clarksville
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1901
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1901 to 1907
Town: Clarksville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 2069 in 1905; 5000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and oak lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Clarksville Lumber Company, with A. Hocker, J. B. Lassiter, and R. G. Scott, was founded in 1901 with $12,500 in capital valuation. Hocker Brothers appeared in the January 1905 and 1907 editions of Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association as manufacturers of pine and oak lumber, apparently at Clarksville.
Research Date: JKG 10-15-93, MCJ 04-09-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson