Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-56
Corporate Name: Hornbuckle Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hornbuckle Lumber Company, a division of Day Lumber & Timber Company
Location: Lovelady
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 9 years
Start Year: 1926
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: About 1926 to 1934
Town: Lovelady
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 700 in 1907; 502 in 1934
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: International & Great Northern (Missouri Pacific)
Historicial Development: Hornbuckle Lumber Company, a division of the Day Lumber & Timber Company, operated a sawmill at Lovelady in 1934. A Houston County record reveals that Day Lumber & Timber Company may have been operating in Houston County as early as 1926. A bill of sale notes that S. J. Shaver and W. C. Ingram sold timber to Day Lumber & Timber Company.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M Johnson