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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-353
Corporate Name: Steve and Gregg Dover
Local Name:
Owner Name: Steve and Gregg Dover
Location: Three miles west of Alto on Highway 21
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1980
End Year: 1980
Decades: 1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1980s
Town: West of Alto
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: Gasoline
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: Semi-portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Steve and Gregg Dover operated a gasoline-powered, semi-portable sawmill in Cherokee County during the 1980s.
Research Date: MCJ 01-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson