Remarks: 1871: There were eight Saw mills in the Nine Mile River area, including Andrew Keiler, William Scott, Robert McLellan, John Blois, Robert Brechin, Archibald Fraser, James Thompson, and Alexander McPhee. William Scott operated a Shingle Mill with a Fixed Capital of $600 and a Floating Capital of $20. Operated 2 months in previous year; employed 3 men (annual payroll $100). Used Water Power. Produced: Shingles (200,000) $300. Costs: logs (200) $120.
Remarks Source: 1. 1871 Census - Nine Mile River.