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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-39
Corporate Name: C. R. Beaty
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. R. Beaty
Location: Unknown
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1860
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1860
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine 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: 500,000 feet of pine lumber during the census year ending June 1, 1860
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: C. R. Beaty's water-powered sawmill produced 500,000 feet of pine lumber during the census year ending June 1, 1860. Beaty employed six men and one woman, and paid around $132 in monthly wages. He had $2000 invested in his mill. This mill may have been enumerated as the Thomas Beatty sawmill in the Census of 1850 in Jasper County.
Research Date: JKG 9-22-93, MCJ 01-07-95
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson