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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-4
Corporate Name: Amos & Hamilton
Local Name:
Owner Name: Amos & Hamilton
Location: Bettie, about six miles north of Gilmer on the Cotton Belt
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Bettie
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 284 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: According to the Lumbermen's Credit Association this firm operated a saw mill at Bettie in January 1905.
Research Date: JKG 9-28-93
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson