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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-173
Corporate Name: Iron Gin Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Iron Gin Company . First owners were Wylie Nunn and T. E. Cunningham; then Carl Williams.
Location: Near Striker Creek
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Near Striker Creek
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Iron products, finished lumber, shingles
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: Iron works, planer, shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: The Iron Gin Company, in 1906, ran a steam boiler, which provided power additionally for a planer and a shingle mill. Its location is unknown. Wylie Nunn and T. E. Cunningham were the first owners and operators of the business. Carl Williams later succeeded them.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson