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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-3
Corporate Name: A. K. Jones
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. K. Jones
Location: Beat No.6
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1859
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1850-1859,1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1859 to 1860
Town: Beat No. 6
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: 20-horsepower steam engine
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 feet of lumber during the reporting period of the Census
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: This mill had an invested capital of $6,000, with $1,000 in raw materials. It employed seven men at an average monthly wage of $30 each and one woman at $20 monthly. It produced 400,000 feet of lumber for a gross value of $4,000.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson