Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-134
Corporate Name: Stowe & Sparkman
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hub Stowe and M. E. Sparkman. J. F. Vickers
Location: Eight miles south of Crockett
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1932
End Year: 1932
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1930s
Town: South of 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The J.F. Vickers mill plant was located about eight miles south of Crockett in 1932. That year he sold it to Hub Stowe and M. E. Sparkman. Vickers, according to a 1928 directory of sawmills, also ran a mill at Trinity.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson