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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-66
Corporate Name: Fellowship Community sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fellowship Community sawmill. Possibly Styles & Sheet.
Location: Fellowship Community
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1870
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1870s
Town: Fellowship Community
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: According to People, Places & Happenings, the site of the first sawmill in Fellowship Community was situated at Fellowship Spring, near the Baptist Church and the C. A. Luggett home. The Pickering tram road ran through the community at one time. The History of Shelby County noted that during the 1870s at sawmill was operating at Fellowship Community near the spring by Styles & Sheet, just beyond the Methodist Church.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M Johnson