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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-107
Corporate Name: National Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: National Lumber Company
Location: Crockett: Commerce and Bell
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906 to 1907
Town: Crockett
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: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet
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 & Great Northern (later Missouri Pacific)
Historicial Development: National Lumber Company was producing 20,000 feet daily in 1906 at Crockett. It was listed in the 1907 edition of the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association.
Research Date: JKG 8-23-93, MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson