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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-65
Corporate Name: E. L. Arnold
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. L. Arnold
Location: Unknown
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1859
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1850-1859,1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1859 to 1860
Town: Unknown
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
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 1,500,000 feet during the reporting period of the Census
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Upright sash saw
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: E. L. Arnold's mill was enumerated in the Census of 1860 in Montgomery. The mill , worth $6,000, cut 1.5 million feet of lumber in 1860, valued at $15,000. E. L. Arnold is listed in the 1880 Census as being a sawmill owner employing ten workers. His residence was in Precinct 3, Res 29.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson