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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-263
Corporate Name: W. L. Thomas
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. L. Thomas
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Unknown
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: Standard Dixie E circular sawmill, head blocks, dogs, one 30-inch Dixie edger with three 14-inch saws, 52-inch rip saw, #1 sawmill swage, Dixie saw gummer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: W. L. Thomas mortgaged for $465 to Dilley & Son for one Standard Dixie E circular sawmill, head blocks, dogs, one 30-inch Dixie edger with three 14-inch saws, 52-inch rip saw, #1 sawmill swage, Dixie saw gummer, and two lumber dolleys.
Research Date: MCJ 03-02-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson