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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-141
Corporate Name: J. Shutts
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. Shutts
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: 25-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: 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. Shutts operated a 25-horsepower steam saw 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).
Research Date: JKG 9-22-93, MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson