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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-31
Corporate Name: C. C. Holiday
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. C. Holiday. C. F. Robinson. Roy Willis
Location: “Flatwoods Community,” six miles north of Logansport
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1942
End Year: 1942
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1942
Town: Flatwoods Community
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: U-21 Stationary Gasoline Motor
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: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: C. F. Robinson had earlier bought a portable sawmill outfit, a gasoline motor, and other equipment from Roy L. Willis of Henderson. In 1942, Robinson sold the equipment to C. F. Robinson. Robinson was from Logansport, Louisiana. The equipment was located a “Flatwoods Community”, in Panola County, about six miles north of Logansport.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson