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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SM-20
Corporate Name: G. L. Walburn
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. L. Walburn
Location: Flint
County: Smith
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Flint
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 600 in 1928.
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber; box shooks, shingles.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: G. L. Walburn was listed in Southern Lumberman with a sawmill at Flint in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson