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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-293
Corporate Name: Pickett T. Butler
Local Name:
Owner Name: Pickett T. Butler
Location: Craft
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907 to 1908
Town: Craft
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 14 in 1906
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: St Louis Southwestern, earlier the Kansas & Gulf Short Line Railroad
Historicial Development: P. T. Butler appeared in the listings of the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907. P. T. Butler & Co in 1908 mortgaged to W. Connally Co. for $522, pledging a boiler, and edger, and other fixtures.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson