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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-47
Corporate Name: L. A. Pattilo
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. A. Pattilo
Location: Unknown
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1859
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1850-1859,1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1859 to 1860
Town: Unknown
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: 12-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: 300,000 feet of 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: Pattilo's sawmill was worth $3,000 in 1860 with raw materials worth $750. He employed three men to whom he paid a total monthly wage of $54 and one woman whom he paid $12 monthly. The mill produced 300,000 feet of lumber worth $3,000.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson