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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-10
Corporate Name: Keechi Creek Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Keechi Creek Lumber Company
Location: Keechie
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Keechie
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood ties and railroad timbers
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: 20,000 feet daily
Produced:
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
Historicial Development: The Keechi Creek Lumber Company was listed in the 1915 Directory of American Sawmills as sawing 20,000 feet daily of hardwoods, specializing in railroad timbers and ties.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson