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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-107
Corporate Name: J. E. Busby
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. E. Busby
Location: McClelland
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1920
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920s
Town: McClelland
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: Gasoline
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: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. E. Busby, according to Hubert Busby, operated a gasoline-powered, circular sawmill service at McClelland in the 1920s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M Johnson