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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-15
Corporate Name: A. W. Buckner
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. W. Buckner
Location: Pine Hill or Pinehill, also earlier as Rake Pocket
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Pine Hill or Pinehill
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
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 at Henderson. Later the Timpson & Henderson (Ragley)
Historicial Development: A. W. Buckner was listed in a railroad directory as having a sawmill at Pinehill, Rusk County, in 1884. According to Webb, Pine Hill was settled before the Civil War. It was first known as Rake Pocket.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson