Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-124
Corporate Name: J. M. Pratt
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. M. Pratt
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. M. Pratt, on October 23, 1909, mortgaged for $100 to W. D. Morgan for Morgan's planing machine “known as the Jim McCartey machine.” In 1910, J Martin Pratt was sawmilling at Precinct 1, residence 90, Center.
Research Date: MCJ 03-01-96
Prepared By: M Johnson