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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-44
Corporate Name: Alf Spears
Local Name:
Owner Name: Alf Spears
Location: Two miles west of Shiloh Cemetery, north of Highway 752
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1930
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1930s
Town: West of Shiloh Community
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Alf Spears, years after he and George Singletary sold their interest in their crate factory, was running a sawmill west of Shiloh in the 1930s.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M Johnson