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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-164
Corporate Name: Hill, Worley & Cone
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hill, Worley & Cone
Location: Unknown
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: 1
Peak Town Size: Tenant houses
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The sawmill firm of Hill, Worley & Cone mortgaged in June, 1907, to W Connally Co for $300 a 48-inch by 12-foot boiler. The sawmill firm of Hill, Worley & Cone mortgaged in January, 1908, to Summers Mercantile Co for $4,739, consisting of one compete sawmill, twenty-four oxen, two log wagons, tenant houses and timber, as well as 600,000 feet of lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson