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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-99
Corporate Name: Lovelady Lumber & Manufacturing Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lovelady Lumber & Manufacturing Co., division of Palmetto Lumber Company with A. C. Ford, President
Location: Lovelady
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907 to 1909
Town: Lovelady
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 700 in 1907
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern (Missouri Pacific)
Historicial Development: Lovelady Lumber & Manufacturing Company was incorporated for $10,000 in the spring of 1906, intending to build a planing mill in either Houston or Lovelady. The Lovelady Lumber and Manufacturing Company was the only Lovelady mill company which appeared in the January 1907 published records of the Lumbermen's Credit Association. In 1909, the Lovelady Lumber Manufacturing Corporation filed articles for corporate dissolution.
Research Date: JKG 12-9-93, MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson