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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-55
Corporate Name: J. M. Keeling
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. M. Keeling
Location: Rhodes
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Rhodes
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 72 in 1905
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
Historicial Development: J. M. Keeling was listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association January rating of 1905 at Rhodes, but not in 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson