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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-40
Corporate Name: Dan C. Brown
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dan C. Brown. J. O. and A. T. Watson
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
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
Power Source: Unknown
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: #2 Curtis sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas, Sabine Valley & Northwestern, became Texas & Gulf in 1905, at Carthage
Historicial Development: On December 13, 1907, Dan C. Brown, according to Panola County records, mortgaged with J. O. and A. T. Watson for their sawmill. For $900, the equipment included a #2 Curtis sawmill, a three-saw edger, an Ajax 10-inch by 12-inch steam engine, two horses, and a log wagon.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson