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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-110
Corporate Name: Harrol and Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Harrol and Company
Location: 19th Subdivision, 1870 Census, Danville post office
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Danville post office
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: 800,000 feet of lumber during the reporting period of the 1870 Census
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: None
Historicial Development: Harrol and Company operated a 35-horsepower steam sawmill and grist mill in Montgomery County for nine months during the census year ending June 1, 1870, producing 800,000 feet of lumber (valued at $12,000). They had $6500 invested in the mill.
Research Date: JKG 9-22-93, MCJ 03-30-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson