Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-42
Corporate Name: Grady Burton
Local Name:
Owner Name: Grady Burton
Location: Unknown
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1930
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1930
Town: Unknown
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: Gasoline
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: Portable Turner sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Grady Burton operated a portable sawmill in Houston County about 1930. In that year, he sold the Turner portable sawmill, six horses, and a Fordson tractor to Mrs. J. S. Burton for $1.00 and a release of all of his debts.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson