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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-46
Corporate Name: F. E. Evans
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. E. Evans
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Probably the Texas & Gulf
Historicial Development: F. E. Evans may have been planing lumber in the early 1900s in Panola County. On October 1, 1902, he mortgaged with Geo M. Dilley & Son for a three-saw edger and a 54” Curtis saw and a circular rip saw. Alsup was not listed in the 1905 or 1907 LCA rating books.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson