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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-169
Corporate Name: Hunter G. Schal
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hunter G. Schal
Location: Price's Switch, near the Neches River at the International & Great Northern crossing
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Price's Switch
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: Hunter G. Schal mortgaged in 1907 two sawmills to the Palestine National Bank for $5,000. The first was located at Price's Switch, and the second at Rocky Point Crossing, along with a planing machine, six horses and mules, and seven log wagons.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson