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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-209
Corporate Name: J. T. Wiggins, Jr., and J. K. Gruni
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. T. Wiggins, Jr., and J. K. Gruni
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1898
End Year: 1898
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1898
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam boiler and engine
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: In 1898, less than a year after selling his interest with C. E. McDonald in their sawmill to the Blankenships, Wiggins sold a half interest in a steam sawmill, mare, log wagon, and in the lumber to J. K. Gruni.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson