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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-5
Corporate Name: Anderson & Moore
Local Name:
Owner Name: Anderson & Moore. J. W. Whitt and T. J. Still.
Location: Rosewood, about ten miles west of Gilmer, on the Texas Southern Railroad
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Rosewood, ten miles northwest of Gilmer
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 100 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: Texas Southern (became Marshall & East Texas in 1909)
Historicial Development: Anderson & Moore were listed in the 1907 records at Rosewood. Anderson and Junius Moore gave a timber deed to J. W. Whitt and T. J. Still in 1907, located near their mill about ten miles northwest of Gilmer. Anderson & Moore apparently contracted Whitt and Still to log the land.
Research Date: JKG 12-3-93, MCJ 3-30-94
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson