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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-87
Corporate Name: Marsh Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Marsh and R. S. Marsh
Location: Probably Moscow
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1937
End Year: 1943
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1937 to 1943
Town: Probably Moscow
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Jacksonville Courier noted in 1947 that J. H. Marsh and his father, R. S. Marsh, had owned and operated a sawmill from 1937 to 1943, prior to J. H. Marsh's ownership of a mill at Chester. He also would later own his own sawmill company at Moscow and purchase the former site of the Thompson-Tucker Lumber Company at Trinity.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M Johnson