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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-3
Corporate Name: E. McClure
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. McClure
Location: Marquez
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Marquez
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: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 5000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 5,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: E. McClure, according to the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review in 1906, had a sawmill at Marquez on which he was cutting 5,000 feet of lumber daily.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson