Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-114
Corporate Name: Ogletree Hardwood Lumber Company.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ogletree Hardwood Lumber Company. George Royden Ogletree.
Location: Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: 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: Probably 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: This sawmill site appears in a list of Ogletree mills in the San Jacinto County deed records of 1934: Crockett, Shepherd, New Caney, Livingston, and Center. In 1927, the Shepherd mill was listed in San Jacinto County records as being at Milledge Switch, between Urbana and Shepherd, while another was identified as being at Oakwood in Leon County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M Johnson