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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-259
Corporate Name: M. R. Blankenship and J. W. Summers
Local Name:
Owner Name: M. R. Blankenship and J. W. Summers. J. M. Johnson. Mrs. T. C. Hicks.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1891
End Year: 1892
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1891 and 1892
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
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: In 1891, M. R. Blankenship and J. W. Summers mortgaged with or brought from J. M. Johnson a #6 engine and boiler for $250. M. R. Blankenship mortgaged or bought from Mrs. T. C. Hicks for $54 in 1892 a sawmill engine, boiler and machinery.
Research Date: MCJ 01-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson