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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-92
Corporate Name: Logan and Logwood
Local Name:
Owner Name: Logan and Logwood
Location: Precinct 1, 1880 U.S. Census, with post office at Linden
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1879
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1870-1879,1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1879 to 1880
Town: Post office at Linden
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
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: 100,000 board feet 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: A sawmill with two circulars and a gang
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Logan and Logwood sawmill operated for nine months during the census year ending May 31, 1880. It was valued at $2,000. This operation produced one hundred thousand board feet during the reporting period valued at $1,000 from $550 worth of sawlogs and supplies. The firm normally employed four men and eight at peak. They were paid $.60 per day for ten-hour shifts. Logging was done locally in the county. The product was not shipped and was used locally.
Research Date: JKG 12-29-93, MCJ 4-04-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson