Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MD-2
Corporate Name: J. D. Martin
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. D. Martin
Location: Eight miles southeast of Madisonville
County: Madison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1954
End Year: 1954
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1954
Town: Southeast of Madisonville
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 2,881 in 1970
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: Corley sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. D. Martin, in 1954, sold a Corley sawmill, situated about eight miles southeast of Madisonville, according to the Cherokee County records.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson