Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GR-7
Corporate Name: Cochran Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cochran Sawmill
Location: Several miles east of Huntsville
County: Grimes
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1947
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1940s
Town: East of Huntsville
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
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: The Cochran Sawmill operated east of Huntsville in the 1940s. R. Blaylock of Coldspring worked there in 1947.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson