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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-43
Corporate Name: E. P. Ross
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. P. Ross
Location: Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Carthage
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 956 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill only
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Gulf
Historicial Development: The E.P. Ross sawmill at Carthage appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association and the 1907 edition. E. P. Ross may have had some connection with Ross Brothers of Carthage who ran a mill there the same year.
Research Date: JKG 12-10-93, MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson