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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-129
Corporate Name: Francis & Huggins
Local Name:
Owner Name: Francis & Huggins
Location: Cutting and milling on 477 acres of land
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907 to 1908
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: Steam boiler and engine
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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Francis & Huggins mortgaged to Williams & Lane for $5770 in 1907 a boiler, a complete sawmill, and all saw logs and lumber on 477 acres of land. A few days earlier they had shipped four cars of lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson