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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-3
Corporate Name: A. F. Pettit & Co
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. F. Pettit & Co
Location: Clinesburg (Fostoria)
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to no later than 1906
Town: Clinesburg (Fostoria)
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,500 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Railroad ties
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: Gulf Coast & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: A. F. Pettit & Company was listed by Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 with a sawmill making railroad ties at Clinesburg (later Fostoria) but was not listed in the 1907 listing.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson