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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-47
Corporate Name: G. Terry
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. Terry
Location: Unknown
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1849
End Year: 1850
Decades: 1840-1849,1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1849 to 1850
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: Animals: horses
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 180,000 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: According to census records for the year ending June 1, 1850, G. Terry's horse-powered sawmill cut 180,000 feet of lumber valued at $2,500 during the census year. Terry employed several men averaging $20 each per month during that time. Terry d 1,000 logs valued at $570 among his raw materials.
Research Date: JKG 12-01-93,MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson