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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-171
Corporate Name: I. N. Fisher
Local Name:
Owner Name: I. N. Fisher
Location: Palestine Road, between Bean's Creek and One-Arm Creek
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1850
End Year: 1850
Decades: 1850-1859
Period of Operation: Early 1850s
Town: Palestine Road
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
Other
Power Source: Steam
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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: According to the Cherokee County History, I. N. Fisher operated during the 1850s in Cherokee County what may have been the county's first steam-driven mill.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson