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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-19
Corporate Name: E. Werkheiser
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. Werkheiser
Location: Jefferson
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Jefferson
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 30000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 30,000 feet 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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: E. Werkheiser was reported to be cutting 30,000 feet daily in 1893 at Jefferson.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson