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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-35
Corporate Name: J. W. Cade
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Cade
Location: Frankston: 175 and 155
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Frankston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 700 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine 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: 20000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: J. W. Cade was manufacturing 20,000 feet daily of yellow pine lumber in 1915, according to the Directory of American Sawmills.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M Johnson