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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-151
Corporate Name: H. F. Holcomb Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. F. Holcomb Lumber Company
Location: Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 24 years
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1934 to 1957
Town: Rusk
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 3859 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: 1934: St. Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: The H. F. Holcomb Lumber Company was first noted at Rusk in 1934 and later in a forest products directory.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson