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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-6
Corporate Name: F. E. Prince
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. E. Prince
Location: Pittsburg
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1928 to 1934
Town: Pittsburg
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1783 in 1905; 5000 in 1928; 2640 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Crates and boxes
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill and box factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), the Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: In 1928 and 1934, F. E. Prince was operating a planing mill and box factory at Pittsburg.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson