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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-43
Corporate Name: George Langston Clark
Local Name:
Owner Name: George Langston Clark
Location: Near Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1920 to 1930
Town: Huntsville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough framing lumber
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: George Langston Clark was a Walker County contractor. He built streets, sidewalks, and cattle dipping vats, according to W. T. Block. Block believes that Clark ran a small, portable sawmill to provide his need for rough framing lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson