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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-22
Corporate Name: Capps Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Capps Brothers
Location: Douglassville
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: Douglassville
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: The brothers had begun sawmilling at Douglassville in 1921. They were listed in the 1934 edition of Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934 as sawmilling at Bloomburg.
Research Date: MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson