Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-90
Corporate Name: Lawrence & Rodden
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lawrence & Rodden
Location: Mims Chapel area near Avinger
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1900
Town: Mims Chapel
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: 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: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas
Historicial Development: Lawrence & Rodden had a sawmill, according to Fred McKenzie, in the greater Mims Chapel area near Avinger.
Research Date: MCJ 4-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson