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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: DE-1
Corporate Name: McColloch & Miller
Local Name:
Owner Name: McColloch & Miller
Location: Ben Franklin
County: Delta
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Ben Franklin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1518 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber and shingles
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: Sawmill and shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Rail service at Honey Grove
Historicial Development: The sawmill and shingle mill of McColloch & Miller were listed in an 1884 railroad directory at Ben Franklin in Delta County with railway service at Honey Grove.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson