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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: OR-18
Corporate Name: Long, Trammel and Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. T. Long and William Trammel
Location: Possibly Madison (Orange), town lot number one
County: Orange
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1857
End Year: 1858
Decades: 1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1857 to 1858
Town: Madison (Orange)
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 400 to 500 in 1855
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and perhaps shingles
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: Unknown
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: The Orange County tax rolls carried the firm of Long, Trammel and Company in 1857. The owners probably were W. T. Long and William Trammel. W. T. Long rendered Madison lot number one, valued at $900 for 1857. William Trammel paid a poll tax for 1857. The d capital value of the sawmill was $2,500. In 1858, W. T. Long rendered a sawmill in his own name, which was valued at $2,500. Trammel did not appear in the tax rolls that year. Neither Trammel nor Long appeared in the tax years for 1859. The fate of the sawmill is unknown.
Research Date: JKG 6-24-94, MCJ 03-24-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson