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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-67
Corporate Name: Spearman & Heap
Local Name:
Owner Name: Spearman & Heap
Location: Jefferson: bounded by Polk, Walnut, Dallas, and Big Cypress Bayou
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1885
End Year: 1885
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1885
Town: Jefferson
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: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: At Jefferson: Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: In 1885, the Spearman & Heap sawmill at Jefferson was bounded by Polk, Walnut, and Dallas and Big Cypress Bayou.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson