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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-81
Corporate Name: Byrd & Flowers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Byrd & Flowers
Location: Linnwood, near Alto
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1946
End Year: 1946
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: After 1945
Town: Linnwood, near Alto
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: 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: G. Burke told interviewer Vernon L. Beasley that the firm of Byrd & Flowers operated a small sawmill plant at Linnwood, near Alto, in Cherokee County, after World War II.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M Johnson