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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-45
Corporate Name: Hays & Kelley
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hass (Hays?), Kelley, & Co.
Location: Mt. Enterprise
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Mt. Enterprise
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: International & Great Northern at Henderson
Historicial Development: A Hays, Kelley & Co sawmill was listed in an 1884 railroad directory. An Hass (Hays?) & Kelley sawmill was listed in the same directory at Minden, which used the same outlet at Henderson as did Mount Enterprise.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson