History and Location of Casho Sawmill
Other Names: Casho’s Mills
Years: 1875 – 1897
Structure Exists? No
Historic Site Location Precision: 50 meters
The following text is extracted from John F. McGrain, The Molinography of Maryland, Expanded, 2007 Edition for Posting Online at the Maryland State Archives.
The 1887 State business directory listed William H. Casho as sawmiller at Henderson. The 1880 census of manufactures had shown $7000 capital investment in the mill, with 3 employees; a 15 hp steam engine, and 2 circular saws. Annual output was 75,000 ft ($2000). Casho did all his own logging within a 5-mile radius of Henderson. The 1897 Saulsbury county map showed Cashos Mills on Brodey’s Branch at Melville.
(HCLN is History of Caroline County, Maryland, Caroline County Schools, J. W. Stowell Printing Co., Federalsburg, 1920.)
Casho Sawmill in the Historic Landscape
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