Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-77
Corporate Name: Walling & Vinson
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. A. Walling and R. E. Vinson. R. M. Vinson and L. S. Jackson.
Location: Seven miles from Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1924
End Year: 1924
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1924
Town: Seven miles from Crockett
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: Steam
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) at Crockett
Historicial Development: R. M. Vinson and L. S. Jackson operated a sawmill about seven miles from Crockett, located on a tract of land belonging to Coke Gurness. In 1925, they sold the sawmill, a boiler, a steam engine, a pump, a three-block carriage, an edger, a saw mandrel, and the saw husk to E. A. Walling and R. E. Vinson.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson