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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-14
Corporate Name: B. C. Williams
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. C. Williams
Location: Lovelady
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Lovelady
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 700 in 1907
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: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 10,000 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: International and Great Northern
Historicial Development: B. C. Williams was reported by the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review to be cutting 10,000 feet of lumber daily at Lovelady in 1906.
Research Date: JKG 8-23-93, MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson