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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-5
Corporate Name: A. L Lipscomb
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. L Lipscomb
Location: Bobbin
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904 to 1905
Town: Bobbin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 168 in 1905
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: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 15000: 1904
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill only
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: A.L. Lipscomb's sawmill appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association and a 1904 Santa Fe circular but not listed in the Reference Book's 1907 edition.
Research Date: JKG 10-19-93, MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson