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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-393
Corporate Name: George C. Worthington
Local Name:
Owner Name: [George C.] Worthington & Green
Location: Turney
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908
Town: Turney
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: Probably steam
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: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: George C. Worthington left the Worthington-Green Lumber Company (Duncan-Green) at Ponta in 1908 to buy his own sawmill at Turney. He mortgaged on December 30, 1908, to First National Bank at Jacksonville for $3,000 on a sawmill, twenty-three oxen, log wagons, and between 500,000 and 1,000,000 feet of lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 04-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson