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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-197
Corporate Name: J. L. Hall
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. L. Hall
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1911
End Year: 1911
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1911
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. L. Hall had a shingle mill in Cherokee County sometime after 1900. In June, 1911, he bought on a mortgage from T. A. Ward & Bro for $1,400 a “boiler, 1 st engine, 1 shingle machine, 2 mules, 2 wagons.” He mortgaged on September 6, 1911, to Dilley & Son for $175 a shingle machine and a shingle saw.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson