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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-365
Corporate Name: T. R. Ritchey
Local Name:
Owner Name: T. R. Ritchey
Location: Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1918
End Year: 1918
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1918
Town: Rusk
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
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to an account provided by Cass County forester Gary Price to the (Atlanta) Citizens Journal, T. R. Ritchey had a sawmill at Rusk in 1918.
Research Date: MCJ 01-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson