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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-56
Corporate Name: B. H. (or B. F.) Everett
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. H. (or B. F.) Everett
Location: Ponta
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1904
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1904
Town: Ponta
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Cotton, cornmeal, and crates
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Cotton gin, grist mill, and crate factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: B. H. Everett, at Ponta, originally operated a cotton gin and grist meal for the community. He later added a small crate factory to his manufacturing plant.
Research Date: MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson