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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CP-31
Corporate Name: S. G. Dean & Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: S. G. Dean & Co. Pittsburg Lumber Company.
Location: Cannon Switch, probably with a mile or two north of Pittsburg
County: Camp
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1894
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893 to 1894
Town: Probably north of Pittsburg
Company Town: 1
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 engines and boilers
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: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: S. G. Dean & Co may have been sawmilling in Camp County by 1893, for that year it bought timber from Lillie May Shaddix in 1893. J. B. Greer, owner of the Pittsburg Lumber Company, gave a deed of trust to S. G. Dean & Co. on the latter's drug store, a sawmill, commissary, and Dean's home. The total price was $23,3000. The drug store was located on Jefferson Street and the sawmill plant adjacent to the Cotton Belt.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson