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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-49
Corporate Name: H. Lowry
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. Lowry
Location: Western District, 1860 U.S. Census
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1859
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1850-1859,1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1859 to 1860
Town: Western District, 1860 U.S. Census
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: Water
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to records for that census year, the H. Lowry water-powered sawmill had $200 in pine logs. It produced $2,000 worth of lumber. He employed three men.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson