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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-117
Corporate Name: Unknown
Local Name:
Owner Name: Unknown
Location: Rome, between Huntsville and and Riverside
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: After 1900
Town: Rome
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: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Guy Chandler, of Huntsville, reported to W. T. Block, of Nederland, that an unknown mill burned down at Rome, in Walker County. The date is unknown. J. C. Tabor, who worked at the above mill, later served as the sawmill's bookkeeper and postmaster at Oakhurst.
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson