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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-400
Corporate Name: W. S. Johnston (Johnson) and Ja. Crawford
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. S. Johnston (Johnson) and Ja. Crawford
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1899
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1899
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Ames steam engine and boiler
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: Right-hand Dixie #2 sawmill, two 42-inch head blocks, saw dogs, carriages, an edger, SH Goodall-Waters 6-inch by 24-inch single surfacer planer-matcher.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: W. S. Johnson [Johnston] and Ja. Crawford mortgaged with Dilley for $900 on April 20, 1899, pledging an Ames engine, an Ames 44-inch by 13-foot boiler, a SH Goodall-Waters single surfacer-matcher. W. S. Johnson [Johnston] and Ja. Crawford mortgaged with Dilley for $550 on June 3, 1899, pledging a right-hand Dixie #2 sawmill, two 42-inch head blocks, saw dogs, carriages, and an edger. W. S. Johnson [Johnston] and Ja. Crawford mortgaged with Tyler Machine Company for $313 on December 9, 1899, pledging a 6-inch by 24-inch single surfacer planer-matcher.
Research Date: MCJ 01-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson