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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-34
Corporate Name: J. L. Ballard
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. L. Ballard
Location: Golden
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Golden
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 136 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: The J. L. Ballard lumber operation was listed at Golden as a shingle maker in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 but not in the 1907 listing.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson