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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-19
Corporate Name: Sebastian Starrod
Local Name:
Owner Name: Sebastian Starrod
Location: Unknown
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1845
End Year: 1850
Decades: 1840-1849,1850-1859
Period of Operation: Late 1840s to 1850s
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 0
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
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: 100,000 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: None
Historicial Development: Starrod's mill was worth $2,000 in 1850. Its raw materials included 400 logs worth $400. Starrod employed two men at a monthly average of $15 each. The mill produced 100,000 feet of lumber worth $2,000.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson