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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-108
Corporate Name: David C. Christian.
Local Name:
Owner Name: David C. Christian. C. W. Pierce.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1954
End Year: 1954
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1954
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, sawtimber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Red Seal Continental power unit (probably diesel)
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and logging operation
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: For assumption of $6,709 indebtedness, C. W. Pierce sold to David C. Christian the following in 1954: a 1952 Chevrolet truck and trailer, a 1942 MCJ truck, a 1944 GMC log truck, an 85-horsepower Red Seal Continental power unit, one 32-inch Tower trimmer, two 52-inch circular saws, one 4-truck carriage and head blocks, one 10-foot saw mandrel, a 35-inch blower, an edger, a cutoff saw, and other items.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M Johnson