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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-299
Corporate Name: Pryor Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Pryor Lumber Company
Location: Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Rusk
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 846 in 1907; 4,000 in 1928; 3859 in 1934
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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern; Texas State; Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: Pryor Lumber Company had a sawmill at Rusk in 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson