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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-11
Corporate Name: A. P. H. Choate
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. P. H. Choate
Location: Precinct 4, 1870 Census
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Precinct 4
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: 30-horsepower steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 1,244,000 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The A. P. H. Choate mill operated for twelve months during the census year ending May 31, 1870. It was valued at $8,000. A total wage of $4,000 was paid to twelve men. Raw materials included $1,800 in logs. The mill produced 1,224,000 feet of lumber valued at $24,4000
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson