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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-50
Corporate Name: G. W. Young
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. W. Young
Location: Precinct 4, 1870 Census
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Precinct 4
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: 12-horsepower water
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 100,000 feet of lumber 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: Sawmill and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The G. W. Young mill operated for twelve months during the census year ending May 31, 1870. It was valued at $4,000, with $3,800 of it in the sawmill. A total wage of $1,500 was paid to four men at the sawmill. Raw materials included $500 in logs. The mill produced 100,000 feet of lumber valued at $2,500. Raw materials at the grist mill included $1,500 for 1,500 bushels. The mill produced ground meal valued at $1,800.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson