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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-27
Corporate Name: Hooks & Loomer
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hooks & Loomer
Location: Kountze
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1887
End Year: 1887
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1887
Town: Kountze
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: 20000: 1887
Capacity Comments: 20,000 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: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: Hooks & Loomer were reported, in 1887, to be running a sawmill at Kountze that had a cutting capacity of 20,000 feet daily.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M Johnson