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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-97
Corporate Name: J. A. Matthews & E. J. Wise
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. A. Matthews & E. J. Wise
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1911
End Year: 1911
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1911
Town: Unknown
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: Boiler and engine
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 complete
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. A. Matthews and E. J. Wise mortgaged to T Burton for $1,000 an engine, a boiler, a sawmill complete, six oxen, two log wagons, and four mules, in Shelby County. They were running a small sawmill operation and doing their own small logging operation.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M Johnson