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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-2
Corporate Name: A. and H. [Illegible]
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. and H. [Illegible]
Location: Precinct 4, near Queen City, three miles north of Atlanta
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1879
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1870-1879,1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1879 to 1880
Town: Near Queen City
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 145,000 board feet during the Census reporting period
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: The owners' names are illegible on the census manuscript. This sawmill operated six months' fulltime during the Census reporting period in 1879 and 1880, employing two to five men. The owners of the mill paid from $1.25 to $1.50 per day in wages for ten-hour shifts. The workers received $200 total in wages. Logging was done close to the mill and product was shipped by railroad. From $775 worth of sawlogs and supplies, the mill produced 145,000 board feet worth a gross value of $1,400
Research Date: JKG 12-29-93, MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson