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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-314
Corporate Name: Reed & Pritchett
Local Name:
Owner Name: Patrick S. Reed and Louis A. Pritchett
Location: Irontown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906 and after for some years
Town: Irontown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Cotton, cornmeal, shingles, and dressed 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: Cotton gin, grist mill, shingle mill, and planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: According to the Cherokee County Historical Commission, Pat S. Reed and Louis A. Pritchett, beginning 1906, built a cotton gin and grist mill to serve the Irontown citizens. They also operated a planer and a shingle mill at the site.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson