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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-12
Corporate Name: Barrett & Cline Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. G. Barrett. Barrett & Cline Lumber Company.
Location: Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Huntsville
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 2,495 in 1905; 9,000 in 1928
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: C. G. Barrett had a sawmill at Huntsville in 1905. He was also a partner in Barrett & Cline, which operated mills at Phelps and Spring in 1905 and 1906. It was reported that the Company was intending to build a Barrett & Cline mill and tram at Huntsville. By 1907 C. G. Barrett's operation was whole lumber while a Barrett & Cline Lumber Company was listed for Huntsville as a manufacturer of lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 03-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson