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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-22
Corporate Name: Bell and Crenshaw
Local Name:
Owner Name: Tom Bell and O. C. Crenshaw
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1912
End Year: 1912
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1912
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
Other
Power Source: Atlas steam engine
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: Probably Texas & Gulf or Timpson & Henderson
Historicial Development: The firm of M Bell and Crenshaw, according to Panola County records, mortgaged to the Guaranty State Bank in the the amount of $450 for an Atlas steam engine on January 30, 1912. The engine would have been probably for a milling business.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson