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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-71
Corporate Name: Bob Wells
Local Name:
Owner Name: Bob Wells
Location: Wells
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1930
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1930s
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: Gasoline
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: Small circular, portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: F. Cartwright told V. L. Beasley that Bob Wells operated a small, circular sawmill powered by gasoline at Wells during the 1930s. The sawmill was portable.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M Johnson