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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-35
Corporate Name: Echols and Taylor
Local Name:
Owner Name: Echols and Taylor
Location: Stryker, about five miles east of Corrigan
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900s
Town: Stryker
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: Trinity and Sabine
Historicial Development: According to Ruth Peebles and Emma Haynes, the firm of Echols and Taylor had a sawmill at Stryker during the early 1900s.
Research Date: JKG 8-4-93, MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson