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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-184
Corporate Name: McMinn & Holmes
Local Name:
Owner Name: McMinn & Holmes
Location: Rusk
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1898
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1898
Town: Rusk
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: 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: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Southern Lumberman described the brand-new sawmill of McMinn & Holmes as a 20,000-ft capacity plant that would soon install a planer.
Research Date: MCJ 04-11-96
Prepared By: M Johnson