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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: OR-48
Corporate Name: Martin Delano
Local Name:
Owner Name: Martin Delano
Location: Unknown
County: Orange
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1849
End Year: 1850
Decades: 1840-1849,1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1849 to 1850
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Animal
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 576,000 shingles 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: Adz and axe for shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Martin Delano employed three men ($20 each monthly) and one woman ($12 monthly) to cut $300 worth of logs (300 cypress tress) into 576,000 shingles at a cost of $1,152 at his shingle mill in Orange County, then a part of Jefferson County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-24-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson