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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-93
Corporate Name: C. S. Spurlin
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. S. Spurlin
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1897
End Year: 1899
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1897 to 1899
Town: Unknown
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
Other
Power Source: Two 35-horsepower Ames boilers
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: #2 sawmill, a planer-matcher, three head blocks, a 24-foot carriage, and two 35-horsepower Ames boilers.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Spurlin mortgaged with H. F. Smith in 1897 for $375, pledging a #2 sawmill, three head blocks, a 24-foot carriage, and two 35-horsepower Ames boilers. In 1898, Spurlin had added a planer-matcher.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson