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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-61
Corporate Name: Barker Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Barker Lumber Company
Location: Wells
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900
Town: Wells
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Barker Lumber Company had a sawmill at Wells in the early 1900s, according to Helen Woodell Crawford.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson