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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-45
Corporate Name: Fred Hall
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fred Hall. Possibly Hall-DeLisle
Location: At Monday's Switch, north of Avinger
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1900 to 1914
Town: Avinger
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Probably 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas
Historicial Development: Fred Hall's sawmill at Avinger appeared in the 1905 and 1907 credit rating registers of the LCA. This may be the sawmill to which Fred McKenzie referred: “the Hall-DeLisle operation at Monday's Switch, one-half mile” from Turkey Creek.
Research Date: JKG 12-29-93, MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson