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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-68
Corporate Name: P. S. Ramseur
Local Name:
Owner Name: P. S. Ramseur
Location: North of De Kalb
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1889
End Year: 1898
Decades: 1880-1889,1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1889 to 1898
Town: North of De Kalb
Company Town: 1
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 E. L. Meadows, P. S. Ramseur operated a sawmill with a company tram, just north of De Kalb from 1889 to 1898.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson