Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-11
Corporate Name: L. R. Payson
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. R. Payson
Location: Roger's Prairie
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Roger's Prairie
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
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: Railway and express at Marquez
Historicial Development: L. R. Payson was listed in a railroad directory as having a sawmill at Roger's Prairie in 1884.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson