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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-42
Corporate Name: Houser & Parker
Local Name:
Owner Name: Houser & Parker
Location: Negley
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Negley
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 28 in 1905. 113 in 1934. 25 in 1940.
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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 at Clarksville
Historicial Development: Houser & Parker's sawmill at Negley appeared in the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934. Webb reported that in 1940 Negley had a population of twenty-five and two businesses.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson