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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-222
Corporate Name: R. O. Treadway
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. O. Treadway
Location: Sacul
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: About 1928 to 1934
Town: Sacul
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 2,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwoodscrossties and timbers
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, edgers, dry kilns
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: R. O. Treadway was listed in the Southern Lumberman's 1928 directory of sawmills under a Sacul heading. Treadway moved his mill from Sacul to Carlisle, Rusk County, sometime before October 1934. His sawmill and retail lumber business was listed under Carlisle in the Lumbermen's Credit Association's October 1934 published records.
Research Date: JKG 12-8-93, MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson