follow us on twitter   follow us on facebook  


Email Page Print Page

Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-32
Corporate Name: J. J. Carter
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Carter
Location: Precinct No. 7, U. S. Census, 1860
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1859
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1850-1859,1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1860
Town: Precinct No. 7, U. S. Census, 1860
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: 20-horsepower steam engine
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 750,000 feet of pine lumber during the reporting period of the 1860 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: The J. J. Carter sawmill operation, according to the 1860 Census Products of Industry Schedule, was d to be a capital investment of $10,000, with $2,500 invested in 5,000 sawlogs. Nine men were employed at a total monthly wage of $234. The sawmill manufactured 750,000 feet of pine lumber valued at $8,400.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson