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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-69
Corporate Name: James A. Coit
Local Name:
Owner Name: James A. Coit
Location: Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880 to about 1884
Town: Marshall
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: Probably 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: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: The Coit sawmill at Marshall was listed in an 1880 Chicago lumberman directory but not in the 1880 Census.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson