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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-37
Corporate Name: Frank Matlock
Local Name:
Owner Name: Frank Matlock
Location: New Salem
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: New Salem
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 321 in 1934
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: Southern Pacific at Reklaw
Historicial Development: Frank Matlock was listed in the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934 as sawmilling at New Salem.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson