Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-109
Corporate Name: L. M. Montgomery and Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. M. Montgomery and others
Location: South of the Trinity River, on the Houston East & West Texas
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: On the Houston East & West Texas
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: Unknown
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: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: The firm of L. M. Montgomery and Company operated a sawmill on the Houston East and West Texas Railway, south of the Trinity River, in 1880, at Hockley, and another sawmill further north on the tracks.
Research Date: JKG 10-13-93, MCJ 05-09-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson, J. Gerland