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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-138
Corporate Name: Ted Whiting
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ted Whiting. Clarence Lucas.
Location: Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1959
End Year: 1959
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1959
Town: Crockett
Company Town: 0
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
Power Source: International Model U-6 power unit
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: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Houston County records, Clarence Lucas had a portable sawmill unit at Crockett in 1959. He sold it that year, along with a saw mandrel and carriage, and an International power unit, to Ted Whiting for $200 and other considerations.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson