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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-79
Corporate Name: L. T. Graves
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. T. Graves
Location: Precinct 5
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 5
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: Twenty-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: 180,000 feet of lumber during the reporting period of the 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The L. T. Graves sawmill operated for six months during the census year ending May 31, 1870. It was valued at $2,600. A total wage of $1,200 was paid to five men. Raw materials included $500 in logs. The mill produced 180,000 feet of lumber valued at $3,600.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson