Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-98
Corporate Name: Lovelady Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lovelady Lumber Company. A. B. Wallace and J. D. Clark. A. B. Wallace and M. E. Davidson. W. H. Phillips.
Location: Lovelady
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1947 to 1957
Town: Lovelady
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Continental PU and Buda PU in 1947
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 planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: M. E. Davidson and A. B. Wallace each bought an one-half interest from W. H. Phillips in the Lovelady Lumber Company, located at Lovelady, in 1947, according a bill of sale. Property transferred included a a Cunningham sawmill, four horses and mules, a planer-matcher, two power units, a trimmer, a blower, two cutoff saws, a planer and planer shed, three rubber-tired wagons, and five trucks and log trailers. In 1948, M. E. Davidson sold out his half to J. D. Clark for $100 and other considerations.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson