Philander Eggleston of Mobile, Alabama, claims an invention as it relates to circular saw mills. File claimed March 03, 1857. No. US16725A.
This invention consists in suspending the log to the carriage, or, attaching it to the underside of the carriage by means of hooks and dogs arranged as will be described, and also the two saws and feed movement when used in connection with the log suspended to the carriages.
Patent awarded same date.