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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-104
Corporate Name: McElyea Lumber Mills
Local Name:
Owner Name: McElyea Lumber Mills with J. H. McElyea
Location: Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1958
Town: Crockett
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 5,932 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Crossties
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: McElyea Lumber Mills at Crockett is listed in the 1957 Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. J. H. McElyea's operation was listed in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 as a manufacturer of crossties.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson