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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-133
Corporate Name: Port Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Port Lumber Company
Location: 7802 Lyons Avenue, Houston
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Houston
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 292,392
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: Many railroads
Historicial Development: Port Lumber was first noted as having a sawmill at Houston in The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson