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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-125
Corporate Name: Ezekiel Henry
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ezekiel Henry
Location: On a plantation near Gallatin
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1850
End Year: 1850
Decades: 1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1850s
Town: Gallatin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cornmeal
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 grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: Ezekiel Henry settled in Rusk in 1847. He bought a 2,000 acre plantation near later-day Gallatin, where he ran a sawmill and a cotton gin.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson