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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MD-1
Corporate Name: Burtis Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Burtis Brothers
Location: Madisonville
County: Madison
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 and 1907
Town: Madisonville
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 1000 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Sashes, doors, blinds, furniture
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: Sash and door factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Madison County was not a sawmilling county, but it did have woodworking companies. For instance, Burtis Brothers, after the turn of the century, manufactured sashes, doors, blinds, and furniture at Madisonville.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson