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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-104
Corporate Name: Daniel & Sitton
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. V. Sitton and William Fleming Daniel [Awtrey Fleming Daniel]
Location: Reklaw, on the border of the Cherokee and Rusk county line
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: About 1908 to 1912
Town: Reklaw
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: Steam
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: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: William Fleming Daniel and H. V. Sitton, both of Cushing, owned a sawmill at Reklaw. In 1909, the St Louis Southwestern Railway Company of Texas arranged through its Rusk agent, J. F. Vermillon, agent, for a side track agreement from the tracks to the Daniel & Sitton sawmill. Sitton and Daniel were buying pine stumpage in Cherokee County in 1908. Sitton and Daniel had Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland issue a garnishment order against Godley Lumber Company on May 18, 1910.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M Johnson