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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-319
Corporate Name: Wallace & Wallace
Local Name:
Owner Name: Robert Anderson Wallace and James Franklin Wallace
Location: Lynches Chapel, six miles west of Alto
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1890
End Year: 1890
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1890s
Town: Lynches Chapel
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: Wallace & Wallace operated a sawmill about 1890 at Lynches Chapel, six miles west of Alto. It was the first sawmill in the southwestern part of the county, and was located on Allen Branch, two miles from Lynches Chapel.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson