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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-37
Corporate Name: Edgar Robbins & W. Cleve Robbins.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Edgar Robbins & W. Cleve Robbins. E. S. Morrow and Sons (Otto E. and C. F. Morrow).
Location: Homer H. Plaster land about ten miles west of Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: About 1921
Town: Ten miles west of Huntsville
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: Edgar and W. Cleve Robbins bought the E. S. Morrow sawmill located on the Homer H. Plaster land, about ten miles west of Huntsville. The Robbins sold their sawmill at Barado to E. S. Morrow.
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M Johnson