SAWMILLS


| March/April 1999

  • Sawmill
    Another early sawmill this one was built by the Moravia Foundry & Machine Company.
    Mark Corson
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    Mark Corson
  • Restoring an old sawmill
    Restoring an old sawmill to working order will always include making old parts get by or having new parts made.
    Mark Corson
  • Sawmill
    An early sawmill head-block.
    Mark Corson
  • DeLoach Mill built in Atlanta
    Part of the set-work of a DeLoach Mill built in Atlanta, Georgia.
    Mark Corson
  • Sawmill
    A more modern sawmill head-block with offset.
    Mark Corson
  • Saw guides
    Many designs of saw guides were used over the years. This simple design is found often.
    Mark Corson
  • A Lyon Iron Works sawmill
    A Lyon Iron Works sawmill with chain receder and adjustable head-blocks.
    Mark Corson
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    Over the years, each builder had a number of methods of keeping the track clear of debris.
    Mark Corson
  • Sawmill dog
    Sawmill dog.
    Mark Corson
  • Many improved designs
    Many improved designs were developed by some sawmill builders over the years.
    Mark Corson

  • Sawmill
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  • Restoring an old sawmill
  • Sawmill
  • DeLoach Mill built in Atlanta
  • Sawmill
  • Saw guides
  • A Lyon Iron Works sawmill
  • # Picture 01
  • Sawmill dog
  • Many improved designs

All photos on these are by Mark Corson, 9374 Roosevelt Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307-1840, illustrating various parts of sawmills.