Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-30
Corporate Name: Davy Crockett Industries, Inc.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Davy Crockett Industries, Inc.
Location: Lovelady
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1968
End Year: 1968
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1968
Town: Lovelady
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 700 in 1907; 502 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Furniture
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 and furniture mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Davy Crockett Industries, Inc. opened a furniture making factory at Lovelady. The sawmill site is located on fourteen acres. The main building is thirty thousand square feet. The $250,000 plant provides twenty jobs.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M Johnson