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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-152
Corporate Name: Amos and Amos
Local Name:
Owner Name: D. W. and W. B. Amos
Location: About six miles east of Gilmer in the Samuel McCollough headright survey
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: East of Gilmer
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: D. W. and W. B. Amos owned a small sawmill about six miles east of Gilmer in 1907. That year they contracted their cut to Progressive Lumber Company of Camp, Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson