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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-63
Corporate Name: J. H. Morton
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Morton
Location: Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: Before March, 1921
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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: Unknown
Produced:
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: Panola County records note that J. H. Morton ran a sawmill operation at Marshall before he moved it to Panola County, about eight miles east of Carthage.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson