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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-76
Corporate Name: Browning & Lovelady
Local Name:
Owner Name: Browning & Lovelady. Ogden Lumber Company.
Location: Six miles south of Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 9 years
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1949 to 1957
Town: Rusk
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Ogden Lumber Company sold a planing mill with sheds located six miles south of Rusk on Highway 69 to M. V. Browning and L. J. Lovelady doing business as Browning & Lovelady. The sawmill service at Rusk was included in Nelson Samson's 1957 edition of Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson