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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-84
Corporate Name: C. B. Spivey
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. B. Spivey
Location: Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Rusk
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 846 in 1907; 4,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf pine and hardwoods
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 12000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 12,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern; Texas State; Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: C. B. Spivey was listed in the Southern Lumberman's 1928 directory of sawmills under a Rusk heading. This does not necessarily mean the mill was at Rusk, only that the offices were there.
Research Date: JKG 12-8-93, MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson