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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-115
Corporate Name: Champion International Corporation.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Timberland Division of Champion
Location: Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1973
End Year: 1975
Decades: 1970-1979
Period of Operation: 1973 to 1975
Town: Huntsville
Company Town: 0
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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Champion operated a sawmill at Huntsville in the 1970s. Little is known about it.
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M Johnson