Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-57
Corporate Name: J. H. Parks
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. Parks
Location: Moscow
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Moscow
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 263 in 1905
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: Moscow, Camden, and San Augustine Railroad
Historicial Development: J. H. Parks was operating a sawmill at Moscow in 1905. It was not listed in the 1907 LCA rating.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson