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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-91
Corporate Name: Moses L. Choate
Local Name:
Owner Name: Moses L. Choate
Location: Near Livingston
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1851
End Year: 1851
Decades: 1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1851
Town: Near Livingston
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: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
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: Ruth Peebles noted in her work that Moses Choate operated a sawmill in 1851 near Livingston.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson