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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NE-40
Corporate Name: Hryhorchuk Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hryhorchuk Lumber Company with Fred R. Hryhorchuk. Bery and Hryhorchuk
Location: Deweyville
County: Newton
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1946
End Year: 1947
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1946
Town: Deweyville
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: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1946
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
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: Hryhorchuk Lumber Company, according to The Jacksonville Journal in 1947, began sawmilling in 1946 as the Bery & Hryhorchuk Lumber Company in 1946 at Deweyville. Fred L. Hryhorchuk bought out his partner on May 1, 1947. His small operation was using fifteen to twenty men to harvest and mill the timber on thirty acres owned by Hryhorchuk. Logging equipment included one truck and two teams.
Research Date: MCJ 01-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson