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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-364
Corporate Name: T. L. Smith
Local Name:
Owner Name: T. L. Smith
Location: Lone Star (Skintight), fourteen miles from Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Lone Star
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
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: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Railway and express at Rusk
Historicial Development: T. L. Smith was listed as having a shingle mill in 1884 at Lone Star in a railroad directory.
Research Date: MCJ 01-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson