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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-13
Corporate Name: Buie- Simpson Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Buie- Simpson Lumber Company
Location: Gilmer
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Gilmer
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,758 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and shingles
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 and shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: This lumber operation was listed a sawmiller in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 but not for 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson