Occupational Profile of Mt. Savage, Md. In 1880

Railroading
Conductors  7
 Locomotive firemen 9
Clerical and supervisors 8
Locomotive engineers  9
Brakemen  13
Others 10

Metallurgy and machinists
Foundry workers 9
Machinists  29
Boilermakers 9
Blacksmiths 17

Brickyard and coal mining
Brickyard workers  41
Foremen and engineers 3
Coal miners 20
Brickmolders 8

Agriculture
Farmers 22
Farm laborers 21

Artisans
Carpenters 19
Shoemakers 6
Butchers and brewers 3
Miller 1
Masons (brick and stone) 4
Dressmakers 5
Tailors 2
Others 4

Town persons
Merchants 2
Officeclerks 4
Wholesale and hospitality 4
Health providers 2
Teachers 6
Grocers 3
Storeclerks 9
Teamsters 7
Clergy 3
Law enforcement 2
Others 10

Domestic servants
Maids 21
Governesses 1
Laundresses 2
Gardeners 4
Cooks 3

Miscellaneous
Ordinary laborers 69
Apprentices and helpers 17

Source of data:  1880 manuscript census for Allegany County, Md., roll 494, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.

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