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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-181
Corporate Name: J. D. Sitliff & Williamson
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. D. Sitliff & Williamson. Green & Williamson.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 8 years
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902 to 1909
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles, rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Unknown
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: Shingle mill, sawmill, planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Sitliff & Williamson bought the shingle mill and sawmill plant of Green & Williamson in Cherokee County for $1,000 in 1902. This probably is the same as J. D. Sitliff in Angelina County who owned a sawmill several year later. In October, 1909, J. D. [Setliff] Sitliff mortgaged for $400 to Dilley & Son a planing machine.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson