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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-136
Corporate Name: J. M. Ray
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. M. Ray
Location: Vicinity of Decker's Prairie-Spring Creek, Subdistrict 123
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Decker's, Spring Creek
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: 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
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: Ray employed five people at a sawmill in Sub-district 123 of Montgomery County, according to the Census of 1880.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson