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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-54
Corporate Name: B. A. King
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. A. King. V. K. Pate.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1950
End Year: 1950
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: Early 1950s
Town: Unknown
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: UD 14 diesel power unit
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: Portable diesel sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: V. A. Pate bought, then eventually returned, from B. A. King a 1940 Ford truck, a Chevrolet truck, an International UD 14 diesel power unit, and a Cunningham sawmill.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M Johnson