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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-16
Corporate Name: Alton Cade
Local Name:
Owner Name: Alton Cade. Elvie Dunlap and W. K. Nunn.
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1941
End Year: 1941
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1941
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: International power unit modified with electric starting equipment and pulley
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: Elvie Dunlap and W. K. Nunn owned a sawmill somewhere in Panola County in 1941. They sold it to Alton Cade for $2,635.42 in September. Equipment included a sawmill complete with a Frick carriage, boss dogs, etc; a 12”x46” drive belt; a 12'x20' idler; a two-saw edger; a two-wheel slab dolley; a 52” hoe saw; an International power unit that had been modified with electrical starting equipment, etc.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson