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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-282
Corporate Name: Overton & Andrews
Local Name:
Owner Name: Overton & Andrews
Location: Reklaw, on the border of the Cherokee and Rusk county line
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Reklaw
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 75 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine, hardwood.
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: No listing for 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific [Texas & New Orleans]
Historicial Development: Overton & Andrews were listed as having a sawmill at Reklaw in 1928 in a professional trade journal.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson