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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-3
Corporate Name: A. B. Carr
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. B. Carr
Location: Near Smithfield
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1850
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1850-1859,1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1850s
Town: Smithfield
Company Town: 0
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
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: A. B. Carr operated a sawmill around Smithfield before the Civil War, according to Ruth Peebles.
Research Date: JKG 11-17-93, MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson