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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-57
Corporate Name: H. Sheppard (Shippard)
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. Sheppard
Location: Beat no. 7, 1860 Census, post office: Marshall
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 and cornmeal
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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: 150,000 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 and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: H. Sheppard ran a steam-powered saw and grist mill in Harrison County during the census year ending June 1, 1860. He employed four workers, paid $100 a month in wages, and produced 150,000 feet of lumber, valued at $3000.
Research Date: JKG 12-01-93,MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland