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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-196
Corporate Name: R. M. Biggar
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. M. Biggar. Stephens & Blackshire.
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Unknown
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: Probably steam
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: Sawmill with four circular saws
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: R. M. Biggar bought what was identified as the Stephens & Blackshire sawmill from O. H. Polley for a mortgage of $150 on November 29, 1906.
Research Date: MCJ 03-01-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson