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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-67
Corporate Name: J. R. Todd
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. R. Todd
Location: Bettie
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Bettie
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Railway and express at Gilmer
Historicial Development: The J. R. Todd shingle mill at Bettie was listed in an 1884 railroad directory. A John Todd was also listed as having a shingle mill at La Fayette, Upshur County, in the same directory.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson