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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-146
Corporate Name: Gossett & Palmer
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gossett & Palmer
Location: Boxes Creek, ten miles southwest of Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1872
End Year: 1872
Decades: 1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1872
Town: Boxes Creek
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cornmeal and cotton
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Water
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 grist mill and cotton gin
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: Gossett & Palmer were owners of a combination saw and grist mill and cotton gin in Cherokee County in 1872, for which they advertised a one-half interest for sale that year.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson