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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-122
Corporate Name: W. M. Knight and D. F. Hall.
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. M. Knight and D. F. Hall.
Location: Five miles northwest of Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: Five miles northwest of Huntsville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: American #2 sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: D. F. Hall, earlier of Hall & Hall at Dodge, apparently had a sawmill plant with W. M. Knight that was located about five miles northwest of Huntsville. According to county records, in 1921, Hall mortgaged his interest to Knight in “one #2 American sawmill outfit, . . located about five miles northwest of Dodge.”
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M Johnson