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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-94
Corporate Name: J. H. Falkey (or Folkey)
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Falkey (or Folkey)
Location: Cypress
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 and 1907
Town: Cypress
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 76 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Unknown
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston & Texas Central
Historicial Development: J. H. Falkey appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association as a manufacturer of lumber at Cypress. J. H. Folkey, in the same issue, also had a mill at Korville in Harris County. His mill at Cypress was listed again in 1907.
Research Date: JKG 10-13-93, MCJ 05-09-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson, J. Gerland