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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-21
Corporate Name: Barksdale Bros & Barnes
Local Name:
Owner Name: Barksdale Bros & Barnes
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1890
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1890-1899,1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900
Town: Unknown
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
Power Source: Probably 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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill as well as planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas Sabine & Northwestern
Historicial Development: Barksdale Bros & Barnes owned a sawmill before 1900 in Panola County. In that year, the firm ordered planing mill machinery from the American Wood Working Mac. Co. The Brothers later owned and operated a sawmill complex at Center, in Shelby County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson