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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-33
Corporate Name: C. S. Ivey
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. S. Ivey
Location: Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1923
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1923 to 1928
Town: Carthage
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 956 in 1905; 3,200 in 1928; 1651 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine and hardwood lumber; crossties, timbers.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, and dry kilns.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: C. S. Ivey operated a circular sawmill in Carthage. In 1923, contracted his sawmill cut to the Carthage Supply Co, which gave him a partial payment of $1,000. The company appeared in the 1928 edition of Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills at Carthage. It did not appear in the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson