Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-4
Corporate Name: D. C. Crews
Local Name:
Owner Name: Denman Lumber Company. D. C. Crews.
Location: Pittsburg
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1932
End Year: 1932
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1932
Town: Pittsburg
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1783 in 1905; 5000 in 1928; 2640 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), the Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: The Denman Lumber Company, which had a planer at Gilmer, sold its sawmill at Pittsburg to D. C. Crews in 1932.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson