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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-16
Corporate Name: Clark Allen Industries
Local Name:
Owner Name: Clark Allen Industries
Location: Keynotes
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1966
Town: Keynotes
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed pine lumber, crossties, and other manufacturing
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Clark Allen owned and operated Clark Allen Industries and was president of Allen-Peavy Lumber Company at Keynotes. The sawmill of Clark Allen Industries employed more than fifty workers in 1966.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson