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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-46
Corporate Name: Herman Clark
Local Name:
Owner Name: Herman Clark
Location: Fairdale
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1950
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: During the late 1940s and early 1950s
Town: Fairdale
Company Town: 0
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: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: An oral interview with Winfred Emer, long-time resident of Sabine County, revealed that the Herman Clark sawmill operated during the late 1940s and early 1950s in Sabine County. It was located at Fairdale.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson