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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-57
Corporate Name: J. C. Miller
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. C. Miller
Location: La Fayette
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: La Fayette
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 300 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: At Pittsburgh: Southwestern St Louis (Cotton Belt), the Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: The firm of J. C. Miller appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association (Chicago) and the 1907 listing. He later operated a sawmill at or near Gilmer.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M Johnson