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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-68
Corporate Name: Spearman & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: Spearman & Son
Location: Sunview
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Sunview
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles and 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: Shingle mill and sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: At Jefferson: Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: Spearman & Son was listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 edition as a shingle maker and sawmiller at Sunview, and again in 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson