Powers & Ball Lumber Company


William Henry Powers
Ebenezer Morris Ball

Located at the head of the rapids on the Grand River at the junction of Front Street and Webster Avenue. This is the same saw mill that William T. Powers and Ebenezer Morris Ball set up in 1852 as the first steam-powered saw mill in the state and install gang saws of William T. Powers own invention.

1866 — Establish Powers & Ball Lumber Company
1868 — They sell their mill to A. B. Long & Sons

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