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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NE-33
Corporate Name: Eaves' Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Eaves' Mill
Location: Eaves' Mill
County: Newton
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1916
End Year: 1917
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1916 and 1917
Town: Eaves' Mill
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber for building the immense Wiergate Mill
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: A small pony mill for cutting timbers and construction lumber for the large Wiergate mill.
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Orange & Northwestern
Historicial Development: Eaves told Holt, with whom he worked in the Holt sawmill, that his father operated a small sawmill in 1916 and 1917 manufacturing timber for erecting the immense Wiergate Mill.
Research Date: MCJ 01-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson