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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-133
Corporate Name: W. T. Carter & Brother
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. T. Carter & Brother
Location: Moscow
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Moscow
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 263 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Moscow, Camden, & San Augustine Railroad
Historicial Development: The W. T. Carter & Brother Company was operating a sawmill at the other end of the line of the company tram at Moscow from Camden in 1905 and 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson