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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-73
Corporate Name: Gibson & Reed
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gibson & Reed
Location: Timpson
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906 to 1908
Town: Timpson
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Gibson & Reed mortgaged their saw edger to Dilley & Son for $150. The Southern Lumberman noted in July 1908 that nearly 300,00 feet of lumber was destroyed by fire in the lumber yard of J. Reed at Timpson.
Research Date: MCJ 04-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson