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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-52
Corporate Name: F. Stenssey & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. Stenssey & Son
Location: Unknown
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Hockley
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough pine and hardwood (oak) lumber
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: Pine and hardwood sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: The firm of F. Stenssey & Son operated a sawmill on the Houston East and West Texas Railway at Hockley in 1880. The company had another sawmill north on the track of the Houston East & West Texas.
Research Date: JKG 10-13-93, MCJ 05-09-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson, J. Gerland