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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-298
Corporate Name: Pritchett & Reed
Local Name:
Owner Name: Louis A. Pritchett & Patrick S. Reed
Location: Griffin
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Griffin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished lumber, shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planer, shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: According to the Cherokee County Historical Commission, Louis A. Pritchett & Patrick S. Reed, in 1906, operated a planer and shingle mill at Griffin.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson