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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-26
Corporate Name: Will Griffis
Local Name:
Owner Name: Will Griffis
Location: Violet Hill
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1900
Town: Violet Hill
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 102 in 1905
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmills
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Louisiana & Arkansas (Kansas City Southern)
Historicial Development: Fred McKenzie noted that Will Griffis and Tom Stewart had lumber mills at Violet Hill in Camp County.
Research Date: JKG 10-18-93, MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson