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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-271
Corporate Name: McCall and Bowman
Local Name:
Owner Name: McCall and Bowman. Wiley Thompson, Matt and R. T. Chandler.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1887
End Year: 1887
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1887
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and feed
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 and feed mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: In 1887, McCall and Bowman mortgaged with Wiley Thompson, Matt Chandler and R. T. Chandler for a boiler, an engine, a cornmill, a sawmill, a carriage, two log wagons, sixteen oxen, and other equipment for $1502.
Research Date: MCJ 01-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson