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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-173
Corporate Name: James Storrie, T. W. McFarland, Dan Downey
Local Name:
Owner Name: James Storrie, T. W. McFarland, Dan Downey. D. T. Colquitt
Location: 303 acres in the William Whittaker survey
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: William Whittaker survey
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably 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.T. Colquitt, a sawmiller in Upshur County, gave a timber deed and a right-of-way in 1907 to James Storrie, T. W. McFarland, Dan Downey with the additional right to erect a sawmill on 303 acres located in the William Whittaker survey.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson