Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: FA-4
Corporate Name: H. L. Parmele
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. L. Parmele
Location: Valley Creek
County: Fannin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Valley Creek
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood rough 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: Hardwood sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Railway and express at Richlandville
Historicial Development: The H. L. Parmele pine sawmill at Tulip in Fannin County was listed in an 1884 railroad directory with rail connections at Richlandville.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson