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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-45
Corporate Name: W. P. Wilson
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. P. Wilson
Location: Salt City Junction, on a spur from Long
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Salt City Junction
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: 5000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 5,000 feet daily
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: W. P. Wilson operated small sawmills at Oakwoods in Leon County and at Salt City Junction, a few miles away in Anderson County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson