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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NE-20
Corporate Name: Allison-Barkley Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Allison-Barkley Lumber Company
Location: Call or Quigley
County: Newton?Jasper
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1924
End Year: 1927
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1924 to 1927
Town: Call or Quigley
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: 10000: 1925
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Orange & Northwestern
Historicial Development: Orange County historian Howard C. Williams noted that Allison-Barkley Lumber Company built a small lumber mill at Quigley that cut between 1924 and 1927. Once the timber was cut out, it was dismantled and moved.
Research Date: MCJ 01-23-96
Prepared By: M Johnson