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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NE-33
Corporate Name: Eaves' Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Eaves' Mill
Location: Eaves' Mill
County: Newton
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1916
End Year: 1917
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1916 and 1917
Town: Eaves' Mill
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber for building the immense Wiergate Mill
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: A small pony mill for cutting timbers and construction lumber for the large Wiergate mill.
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Orange & Northwestern
Historicial Development: Eaves told Holt, with whom he worked in the Holt sawmill, that his father operated a small sawmill in 1916 and 1917 manufacturing timber for erecting the immense Wiergate Mill.
Research Date: MCJ 01-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson