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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-87
Corporate Name: Hodges-Peavy Forest Management & Utilization, Inc.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hodges-Peavy Forest Management & Utilization, Inc.
Location: Tenaha
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1968
End Year: 1968
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1968
Town: Tenaha
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Wood chips
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: Probably debarker and chipper
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Texas Forest News reported the announced by Hodges-Peavy Forest Management & Utilization, Inc., that it would open a new wood chip mill at Tenaha in 1969. The small operation would employ about six to eight employees.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson