Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-24
Corporate Name: Frank M. Rusick
Local Name:
Owner Name: Frank M. Rusick
Location: Near Shepherd
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1912
End Year: 1912
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1912
Town: Near Shepherd
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 276 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Staves
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: Stave mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Frank M. Rusick ran a stave mill operation near Shepherd in 1912.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson