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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-8
Corporate Name: H D Knight
Local Name:
Owner Name: H D Knight
Location: Leesburg
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904 to 1905
Town: Leesburg
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 316 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas
Historicial Development: The firm of H D Knight appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association. On October 12, 1904, H. D. Knight completed several transactions: a timber deed from E. L. Dunbar and a right-of-way on the I. W. Hathcox survey; H. D. Hudspeth transferred property in the J. H. Morris survey to H. D. Knight; and took a timber deed from L. S. and J. T. Houseworth and a right-of-way on the William Britton survey
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson