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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-15
Corporate Name: B. Brantley
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. Brantley. Fred Brantley. Robert L. Tolliver. L. C. Tolliver
Location: B. Brantley property at Magnolia
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1949
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1949
Town: Magnolia
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Dressed lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Allis Chalmers motor
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: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Robert L. Tolliver bought from L. C. Tolliver on June 2, 1949, a Fay and Egan planer and an Allis Chalmers motor, located on the B. Brantley property at Magnolia. Tolliver defaulted on a note to B. Brantley, who sold the equipment to Fred Brantley, who in return sold it back to B. Brantley.
Research Date: MCJ 7-9-94
Prepared By: M. Johnson