Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-7
Corporate Name: F. M. Reaves & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. M. Reaves & Son
Location: Pittsburg
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Pittsburg
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1783 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and many sorts of hardwoods
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: 8000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 8,000 feet daily
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
Historicial Development: The firm of F. M. Reaves & Son appeared in the 1915 edition of the Directory of American Sawmills at Pittsburg, Camp County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson