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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-157
Corporate Name: Harrison & Jowell
Local Name:
Owner Name: Harrison & Jowell
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1898
End Year: 1899
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1898 to 1899
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and flooring
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam engine and boiler
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: #3 Dixie sawmill, an 11-inch by 12-inch engine, a pump, a Goodall-Waters flooring machine and a 44-inch by 14-foot boiler
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The firm of Harrison & Jowell, in 1898, mortgaged with Dilley for $1683, pledging a #3 Dixie sawmill, an engine, a boiler, a steam pump, 60-feet of chain, a dolly, a circular saw, four horses, and a log wagon. The firm of Harrison & Jowell, in 1899, mortgaged with Freedman & Bros, pledging a #3 Dixie sawmill, an 11-inch by 12-inch engine, a pump, and a 44-inch by 14-foot boiler. The following month the firm mortgaged with Dilley for $744, pledging a Goodall-Waters flooring machine.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson