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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-149
Corporate Name: H. A. Lindsey
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. A. Lindsey. E. O. Lindsey.
Location: Two and one half miles south on Highway 69 South of Alto
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1958
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1958
Town: South of Alto
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Two power units
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 planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: E. O. Lindsey sold to H. A. Lindsey a sawmill site, in 1958, located about two and a half miles south of Alto on Highway 69. Equipment included the sawmill, a planer, a trimmer, an edger, two trucks, two tractors, and two power units.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson