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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-39
Corporate Name: C. R. Beaty
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. R. Beaty
Location: Unknown
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1860
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1860
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Water
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 500,000 feet of pine lumber during the census year ending June 1, 1860
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: C. R. Beaty's water-powered sawmill produced 500,000 feet of pine lumber during the census year ending June 1, 1860. Beaty employed six men and one woman, and paid around $132 in monthly wages. He had $2000 invested in his mill. This mill may have been enumerated as the Thomas Beatty sawmill in the Census of 1850 in Jasper County.
Research Date: JKG 9-22-93, MCJ 01-07-95
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson