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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-1
Corporate Name: A. Anderson
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. Anderson
Location: Unknown
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cornmeal
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 400,000 board feet
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The firm of A. Anderson, according to the Census of 1870, had an invested capital of $3,500 in the sawmill and $500 in the grist mill, with raw materials worth $1,000 in cords of wood and $750 in corn. It employed eight men, paying $4,000 in wages during eleven months of operation. The mill produced 400,000 feet of lumber worth $6,720 and cornmeal at $350.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson