Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-193
Corporate Name: J. J. Beasley
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Beasley. J. W. Summers.
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: 10-horsepower steam engine
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: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: In February, 1893, J. J. Beasley mortgaged with J. W. Summers ($355) for a shingle machine, a 10-horsepower steam engine, a boiler, and other machinery.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson