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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-13
Corporate Name: M. M. Denson
Local Name:
Owner Name: M. M. Denson
Location: Pittsburgh
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Pittsburgh
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
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: 15000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily in 1893
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), the Missouri, Kansas & Texas (East Line & Red River). Later, Louisiana & Arkansas.
Historicial Development: M. M. Denson was cutting 15,000 feet daily at Pittsburgh in 1893. In 1884, he been running a sawmill and planing mill at LaFayette, in Upshur County. He was also a stockholder in the Pittsburg Lumber Company.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson