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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-23
Corporate Name: Clark & Roark
Local Name:
Owner Name: Clark & Roark
Location: Unknown
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1891
End Year: 1891
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1891
Town: Unknown
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: 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Walker County Deed Records witness that a sawmill company by the name of Clark & Roark existed in Walker County before 1900. The firm had had mortgaged some of the equipment to John T. Smithers sawmill firm that Smithers had recovered in an auction in front of the court house on February 3, 1891. The property had been in the hands of Hays & Webb sawmill firm of Walker County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson