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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-209
Corporate Name: R. E. Watson and Guy Lipscomb
Local Name:
Owner Name: Charles Madley. Later R. E. Watson and Guy Lipscomb. Formerly Madley and Mainer.
Location: Montgomery County
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1896
End Year: 1898
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1896 to 1898
Town: Montgomery County
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 engine and boiler
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: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Mrs. Lucy V. Leslie bought the former sawmill of Madley and Mainer on January 30, 1896, and sold it back to Madley for $1,300: $200 cash and a note. Madley sold the mill to R. E. Watson and Guy Lipscomb on April 19, 1898, for $1300 to be paid in twelve installments.
Research Date: MCJ 03-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson