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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-147
Corporate Name: Southern Pine and Cypress Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Southern Pine and Cypress Company
Location: Houston
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Houston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 44,639 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Southern Pine and Cypress Company had a mill in Houston in 1905 and also had mills at Willis, Montgomery County; New Waverly, Walker County; and Baldwin, Polk County. Texas Lumber Company bought Southern Pine & Cypress Company in May 1906 and moved the company office from Houston to Conroe.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M Johnson