follow us on twitter   follow us on facebook  

Email Page Print Page

Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-7
Corporate Name: J. N. Crawford & Bro.
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. N. Crawford & Bro. J. N. Crawford and A. A. Crawford of Huntsville, Walker County.
Location: Carthage: Cotton and Klondike streets
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1933
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920s
Town: Carthage
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine and hardwood 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: 20000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with edgers and trimmers.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Crawford & Brother operated a circular sawmill in Carthage in 1928. It appeared on a 1933 list of Farmers and Merchants Lumber Company creditors, later a subsidiary of Angelina County Lumber Company, but not in the TThe Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934. This circular sawmill in 1928 manufactured rough lumber from pine and hardwood.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson