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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-40
Corporate Name: Cicero Smith
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cicero Smith
Location: Tenaha
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1890
End Year: 1890
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1890
Town: Tenaha
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: 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
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: The History of Shelby County noted that Cicero Smith of Tenaha was a sawmiller. He donated an acre of land for a Union Church and built that church in 1890.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson