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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-145
Corporate Name: George M. Doherty
Local Name:
Owner Name: George M. Doherty
Location: On Gum Creek, northwest of Gent
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1865
End Year: 1865
Decades: 1860-1869
Period of Operation: After 1865
Town: Near Gent
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: 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: None
Historicial Development: George M. Doherty operated a sawmill on Gum Creek, northwest of Gent, now a ghost town of East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson