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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-118
Corporate Name: J K Graham
Local Name:
Owner Name: J K Graham
Location: Four miles north of Timpson
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: North of Timpson
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 978 in 1905
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
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Nine of Graham's workers filed a lien against his sawmill, more than 60,000 feet of planed lumber and 30,000 feet of unsawn logs, five dry kilns, and a dollyway, all located four miles north of Timpson. Graham was also a partner in the Cravens Lumber Company at Timpson.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M Johnson