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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-220
Corporate Name: James Frank Odom
Local Name:
Owner Name: James Frank Odom
Location: West of Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 21 years
Start Year: 1860
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879,1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1860s to 1880
Town: West of Jacksonville
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: 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to the manuscripts of the Cherokee County Historical Commission, James Frank Odom owned and operated a sawmill west of Jacksonville for some fifteen years.
Research Date: MCJ 01-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson