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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-24
Corporate Name: G. A Reynolds
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. A. Reynolds
Location: Frankston: 175 and 155
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Frankston
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 3000 in 1928; 1109 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber; crossties, timbers
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: 20000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular saw mill only, with edgers and trimmers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: The G. A. Reynolds circular sawmill was cutting 20,000 board feet daily at Frankston and appeared in the Southern Lumberman's 1928 edition of Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills. He was not listed in the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: JKG 10-11-93, MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson