Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-246
Corporate Name: L. M. Bolton
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. M. Bolton
Location: Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1966
Town: Jacksonville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber and crossties
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The L. M. Bolton sawmill service at Jacksonville in 1966 may have been a precursor of the Bolton Brothers lumber company lumber company in Jacksonville currently. According to Samson in 1966, this mill was producing rough lumber and crossties with less than eight employees.
Research Date: MCJ 01-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson