Recent Examples of sawmill from the Web
Adams moved to Atlanta and Miami and then back to Ailey in 1961 to work at a local sawmill.
The night man at a small sawmill, paid to tender the disposal of sawdust inside a 50-foot beehive burner, is waiting for a secret delivery.
A decade ago, when five shuttered sawmills and 20 percent unemployment defined Crook County, Ore., nobody envisioned that the path to recovery would be tied to Facebook and Apple.
Rex Lumber currently operates three sawmills in Florida and Mississippi, producing a total of 575 million board feet annually.
In the 1740s, Dubreuil had a diversion canal excavated from the levee through the center of his parcel, to power a sawmill with the flow of river water.
There's a pair of cakey, moist, buttery drop biscuits topped with turkey sausage patties and over-easy eggs dripping with peppered sawmill gravy.
The subject was more familiar a half hour south in Yreka, the seat of Siskiyou County, where one of two remaining sawmills closed a few months ago and a historically booming timber industry has given way to high unemployment.
Outflow canals were excavated to speed drainage back toward the swamp, and in nearby plantations, ditches were dug to control soil water or divert river water to power sawmills.
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Definition of sawmill for English Language Learners
: a mill or factory where logs are sawed to make boards
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