Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-121
Corporate Name: Ratcliff Lumber Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ratcliff Lumber Co. with owner, Beau Gauthier
Location: Kennard
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1993
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1993 to 1996
Town: Kennard
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood
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: 18000: 1993
Capacity Comments: 18,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with a gang saw
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Ratcliff Lumber Co. with owner, Beau Gauthier, manufactures cut stock, pallets, shakes, and pallet stacks.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson