Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-20
Corporate Name: Chamberlain
Local Name:
Owner Name: Albert Chamberlain and H. L. Enos
Location: Tadmore
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1935
End Year: 1935
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1935
Town: Tadmore
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: 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Houston County records, Albert Chamberlain and H. L. Enos owned and operated a lumber mill near Tadmore in Houston County. Chamberlain bought Enos out in 1935. Property included two steam engines, a three-saw edger, a three-saw trimmer, a boiler, a sawmill husk, carriage and set works, sawdust conveyor, two Curtis mandrels, a truck and log trailer, and mules.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson