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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-309
Corporate Name: R. M. Salmon logging camp in Cherokee County
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. M. Salmon. Blount-Decker Lumber Company.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1912
End Year: 1912
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1912
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Sawlogs and sawtimber
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: Logging equipment
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Salmon on March 25, 1912, mortgaged to Blount-Decker Lumber Company for $5,000 a logging outfit, consisting of twenty-one mules, thirty-two oxen, ten wagons, plus buildings and other logging equipment. He was probably logging for the lumber company.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson