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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-90
Corporate Name: C. Hinsman
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. Hinsman
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1912
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1907 to 1912
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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: Sawmill and planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: C. Hinsman mortgaged in May, 1907, for $300 an engine, a boiler, a sawmill frame and a saw. C. Hinsman mortgaged in August, 1907, to W. Connally Co. for $150 an 8-saw 36-inch edger. The lien was canceled June 26, 1908. C. Hinsman mortgaged in November, 1908, to Reeves & Co for $1540 an engine, a boiler, and a sawmill. C. Hinsman mortgaged in November, 1908, to A B Palmore & Co. for $212 a sawmill carriage. Hinsman reappears in the county records in 1912. He mortgaged on February 12, 1912, to Berryman & Walters for $205 “1 planer complete, all lumber on yard, 2 mules.”
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M Johnson