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PICKERING, TEXAS. Pickering was established in 1920 in eastern Shelby County on a tram line run from the Pickering Mill at Haslam. Though the community was an important timber center while the mill was in operation, Pickering disappeared when the tram railroad was removed.


Mildred Cariker Pinkston, People, Places, Happenings: Shelby County (Center, Texas: Pinkston, 1985).

D. R. Taylor


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

D. R. Taylor, "PICKERING, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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