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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-4
Corporate Name: A. E. Simmons & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. E. Simmons & Son
Location: Livingston
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Livingston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1024 in 1906; 2500 in 1928; 1165 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwoods and pine; crossties.
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: 15000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 15,000 in 1928
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, dry kilns
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: A. E. Simmons & Son were operating a circular sawmill in Livingston in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson