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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-21
Corporate Name: Capps Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Capps Brothers
Location: Bloomburg
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Bloomburg
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 2,400 in 1928; 433 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: 
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: None
Historicial Development: Capps Brothers was listed in the 1934 edition of Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934 as sawmilling at Bloomburg. The brothers had been sawmilling earlier in the 1920s at Douglassville.
Research Date: MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson