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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-22
Corporate Name: Charles Hardy
Local Name:
Owner Name: Charles Hardy
Location: Kennard
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1987
End Year: 1987
Decades: 1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1980s
Town: Kennard
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Electric
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: None
Historicial Development: Weldon Beasley, in an oral interview with Vernon L. Beasley, noted that Charles Hardy was cutting ties with an electric mill, located at Kennard, in Houston County. Hardy also operated mills at San Augustine and Zavalla.
Research Date: LT 08-17-93, MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: L Turner, M Johnson