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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-42
Corporate Name: Charles N. Fisher
Local Name:
Owner Name: Charles N. Fisher
Location: Bowers
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1894
End Year: 1894
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1894
Town: Bowers
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: 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: Trinity & Sabine (Missouri, Kansas & Texas)
Historicial Development: According to a photocopy of a photograph found in the files of Charles W Fisher, Jr., a Liberty businessman, his father and grandfather operated a sawmill at Bowers in 1894.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson