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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-12
Corporate Name: C. Walling & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. Walling & Son
Location: Elkhart, eight miles south of Palestine
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1905 to 1907
Town: Elkhart, south of Palestine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 210 in 1905, 2200 in 1928; 1018 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Walling & Son plant was listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 and in the 1907 listing.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson