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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-25
Corporate Name: Boren sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Boren sawmill
Location: Boren's Mill, two miles from Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1900
Town: Boren's Mill
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: 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe; Texas and Gulf (Texas & Sabine Valley Railway Company; Marshall Timpson & Sabine Pass Railroad Company)
Historicial Development: The Boren sawmill near Carthage is mentioned in the Panola County Historical Association's A History of Panola County, 1819 - 1978. It operated during the early 1900s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson