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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SM-4
Corporate Name: A. J. McMinn
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. J. McMinn
Location: Bullard: Third Street and McMinn
County: Smith
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Bullard
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 700 in 1928; 850 in 1934.
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood and shortleaf yellow pine lumber and shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20,000
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, edgers, trimmers, commissary.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: The A. J. McMinn company was sawmilling at Bullard in 1928. It was not listed in the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson