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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-221
Corporate Name: James William Summers
Local Name:
Owner Name: James William Summers
Location: Probably southern part of the county
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1870
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1870-1879
Period of Operation: Reconstruction Era, 1870s
Town: Unknown
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
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
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: James William Summers (1846 to 1903) owned a sawmill during the Reconstruction Era in Cherokee County.
Research Date: MCJ 01-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson