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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-131
Corporate Name: W. L. Moody Cotton Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. L. Moody Cotton Company. J. M. and A. E. Murray.
Location: Unknown
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1935
End Year: 1935
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1935
Town: Unknown
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 gasoline
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: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Houston County records, the W. L. Moody Cotton Company of Galveston bought the portable sawmill plant, including a Twin City tractor, of J. M. and M. E. Murray, of Houston County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson