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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-76
Corporate Name: W. R. Camp
Local Name: Lodi Mill
Owner Name: W. R. Camp. Wiley Page
Location: Unknown
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1886
End Year: 1886
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1886
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, cotton, and cornmeal
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill, cotton gin, and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Marion County records note Wiley Page sold his multi-combination milling site to W. R. Camp in 1886. Property and equipment included the steam machinery, the sawmill, the grist mill, the cotton gin, a log wagon, a log cart, and two yoke of oxen.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson