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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-124
Corporate Name: Underwood Sawmill Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Underwood Sawmill Company
Location: Gilmer
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1947
Decades: -194-1949
Period of Operation: 1947
Town: Gilmer
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: According to The Gulf Coast Lumberman, the Underwood Sawmill Company burned at Gilmer in the summer of 1947. The $30,000 loss was only partially covered by insurance.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson