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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-21
Corporate Name: C. K. Hardy
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. K. Hardy.
Location: On Scaler land nineteen miles west of Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1940
Town: West of Huntsville
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
Other
Power Source: 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
Produced:
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: After C. K. Hardy sold his San Jacinto sawmill to C. H. Hebert and P. H. Strauss, Jr., C. K. Hardy moved west of Huntsville in Walker County to sawmill. He mortgaged, in 1940, a planer-matcher and a three-saw edger, according to county records.
Research Date: MCJ 03-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson