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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-20
Corporate Name: W. W. Wheeler, Jr.
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. W. Wheeler, Jr.
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1911
End Year: 1911
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1911
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine lumber, oak ties
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
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: W. W. Wheeler, Jr., was operating a sawmill in Shelby County in 1911. He was cutting both pine and oak ties.
Research Date: MCJ 03-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson