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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-85
Corporate Name: R. O. Treadway
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. O. Treadway
Location: Carlisle, post office at Henderson
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Carlisle
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 519 in 1934
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: 1934
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 only
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: R. O. Treadway had moved his small sawmill from Sacul, Nacogdoches County, to Carlisle, Rusk County, before October 1934. His sawmill and retail lumber business was listed at Carlisle in the Lumbermen's Credit Association's October 1934 published records.
Research Date: JKG 11-8-93, MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland