Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-28
Corporate Name: Davis Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Davis Lumber Company
Location: near Bettie
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900
Town: near Bettie
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to The Gilmer Mirror, the Davis Lumber Company had extensive milling and logging interests in Upshur County at and after the turn of the century.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson