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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-111
Corporate Name: J H Harvey & J W Hendricks
Local Name:
Owner Name: J H Harvey & J W Hendricks
Location: On four acres of the F. M. Chambers place
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: F. M. Chambers place
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, cotton, cornmeal
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam engine and boiler
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, cotton gin, grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: In 1905, J. H. Harvey and J. W. Hendricks were operating one of the last comb saw-gin-grist mills in East Texas. Their equipment included an Atlas steam engine and boiler, a sawmill outfit, one grist mill, and one cotton gin. They mortgaged the lot to D. K. Cason for $100 in November 1905.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson