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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HE-1
Corporate Name: Adams & Anderson
Local Name:
Owner Name: Adams & Anderson
Location: Geindig
County: Henderson
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Geindig
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: 20-horsepower steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 200,000 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to the 1870 Census, the year-long operation of Adams & Anderson, valued at $1,250, manufactured lumber and ground cornmeal with a payroll of two men earning $500 total. Raw materials included 2,600 bushels of corn (valued at $2,600) and $3,500 in saw logs. It manufactured 200,000 feet of lumber, worth $4,000, and 3,250 bushels of cornmeal, worth $3,250.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson