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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-145
Corporate Name: J. W. Turner & Sons
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Turner & Sons
Location: Melton with post office at Magnolia
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Melton near Magnolia
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: International & Great Northern at Magnolia
Historicial Development: The J. W. Turner & Sons sawmill is listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, for 1905. In 1907, it was listed at Magnolia.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson