Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-140
Corporate Name: Thomas H. Grebb
Local Name:
Owner Name: Thomas H. Grebb. C. G. Blue.
Location: Six miles east of Crockett on the Green Berry Matthews survey
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: East 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: 35-horsepower steam engine
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: C. G. Blue had steam-powered sawmill in 1902 located about six miles east of Crockett on the Green Berry Matthews Survey. He sold that year to Thomas H. Grebb for $1,200, $600 of it in notes. Equipment included steam machinery, a saw carriage, three yokes of oxen, and a log wagon.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M Johnson