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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-69
Corporate Name: Eagle Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Eagle Lumber Company, W. E. Fondren, president.
Location: Amsler's Switch, near Montgomery
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1910
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1910
Town: Amsler's Switch
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: Probably 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: W. E. Fondren, president of Eagle Lumber Company, purchased from the First State Bank of Montgomery a sawmill at Amsler's Switch. It possibly could have belonged earlier to T. T. Turner. Fondren later defaulted and the mill's ownership returned to the bank.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson