Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-110
Corporate Name: Doyle Wallace
Local Name:
Owner Name: Doyle Wallace
Location: Alto
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1954
End Year: 1960
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1954 to 1960
Town: Alto
Company Town: 0
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
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: Besides the Wallace Lumber Company at Rusk of E. L. and Doyle Wallace, Doyle Wallace also had been sawmilling at Alto since 1954. He employed more than twenty workers, according to Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1960.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson