Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-24
Corporate Name: Crockett Heading Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Crockett Heading Company. R. C. White. R. C. White and A. E. Hervey.
Location: Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1949
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1947 to 1949
Town: Crockett
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 9000 in 1928; 4441 in 1934.
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Barrel headers
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: Roger C. White of Crockett Heading Company, according to a Houston County record, produced hardwood headers at the plant located on twenty-five acres “on the north portion of the yard.” In 1948, Hervey sold his half-share in the company to R. C. White, including the sawmill, tractors and drag saws, for $3,500.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson