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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-9
Corporate Name: Harrison Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Harrison Brothers
Location: Pittsburgh
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Pittsburgh
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
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: 12,000 feet daily in 1893
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), the Missouri, Kansas & Texas (East Line & Red River). Later, Louisiana & Arkansas.
Historicial Development: Harrison Brothers were cutting 12,000 feet daily at Pittsburgh in 1893. This may be the same Harrison Brothers that were running a mill at Bettie.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson