Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-277
Corporate Name: N. A. Slover
Local Name:
Owner Name: N. A. “Jack” Slover
Location: Dialville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1920s and 1930s
Town: Dialville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 22 in 1906; 600 in 1928; 219 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 1928: hardwoods, veneers. Gin and veneer mill
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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: 1928: not listed
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: 1928: circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: N. A. Slover had a sawmill at Dialville in 1928. He may have been the Slover involved with Slover & Peacock at Turney in 1928. He also was the operator of the Halbert-Dial Box & Crate Factory at Dialville.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson