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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-287
Corporate Name: Patrick, Patrick & Lee
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. C. (James C.) Patrick, R. D. Patrick, W. H. Lee. J. C. Patrick, R. D. Patrick, and W. A. Roberts.
Location: Probably near Precinct 2, residence 130 near Alto.
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1890-1899,1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1899 to 1900
Town: Probably near Alto
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: Steam engine and boiler
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: #3 right-hand Dixie sawmill, a 3-saw Tower edger, and one lumber dolly
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The firm of Patrick, Patrick, & Roberts, in 1899, mortgaged with Dilley for $2,100, pledging a #3 right-hand Dixie sawmill, a pump, two horses, and a wagon. Apparently, the firm dropped Roberts and added W. H. Lee. In 1900, Patrick, Patrick, & Lee mortgaged for $226 with Dilley on a #3 right-hand Dixie sawmill, an 11-inch by 12-inch Ames steam engine, a 44-inch by 13-foot Ames boiler, a 3-saw Tower edger, and one lumber dolly.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson