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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-28
Corporate Name: H. M. Barnheart
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. M. Barnheart. S. F. Mosely.
Location: Weaver Plantation
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1871
End Year: 1871
Decades: 1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1871
Town: Weaver Plantation
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cornmeal
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Weaver Plantation in Jefferson County had its own sawmill and grist mill during the 1870s. In 1871, S. F. Mosely sold it for $730 to H. M. Barnheart.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson