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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-151
Corporate Name: Patterson and Miller Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Patterson and Miller Lumber Company. J. M. Smith
Location: About seven miles south of Gilmer
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: South of 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
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: R. M. Halcroft leased his mill and mill site on his land to J. M. Smith in March 1907. Smith apparently bought the mill for he sold it the next day to Patterson and Miller Lumber Company. Located about seven miles south of Gilmer, the site equipment included the sawmill, the engine, boiler, lumber logs, all mules, horses, harness, wagons, etc.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson