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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-21
Corporate Name: Coleman's Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Coleman's Mill
Location: Unknown
County: Red River
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
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: 400,000 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: Coleman's Mill, valued at $4,000, employed three men in the sawmill and two men in the grist mill at an average wage of $30 and $25 each monthly, respectively. Raw materials included $1,000 in pine logs and $4,000 in corn. It produced 400,000 feet of lumber valued at $5,000, and 5,000 bushels of meal at $5,000.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson