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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-51
Corporate Name: D. N. Busbee
Local Name:
Owner Name: D. N. Busbee
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908
Town: Unknown
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
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 with a carriage, two circular saws, and a cutoff saw
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: D. N. Busbee mortgaged to T. A. Taylor in the amount of $266 for a complete sawmill, steam boiler and engine, and saws.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M Johnson