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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-98
Corporate Name: Charles Fennie Holcomb
Local Name:
Owner Name: Charles Fennie Holcomb
Location: Bulah
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: About 1880
Town: Bulah
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cotton
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: Sawmill and cotton gin
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: Charles Fennie Holcomb operated, about 1880, a sawmill and cotton gin at Bulah. He also did his own logging.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson