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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-117
Corporate Name: R. C. Hancock
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. C. Hancock
Location: James
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: James
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
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: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: R. C. Hancock's shingle mill at James, Houston County, appeared in Rand McNally and Company's 1884 directory of lumber mills.
Research Date: JKG 11-17-93, MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson