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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-24
Corporate Name: Cooper & Munn
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cooper & Munn
Location: Unknown
County: Harrison
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
Other
Power Source: 16-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: Unknown amount of 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: The census of 1860 records that the Cooper & Munn mill had a $1,600 investment. The sawmill employed five men at a monthly average wage of $30 each. It had $895 in raw materials and manufactured an unknown amount of pine lumber valued at $6,000.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson