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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-48
Corporate Name: G. G. Hairston
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. G. Hairston
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1912
End Year: 1912
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1912
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Sawmill
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 Texas & Gulf
Historicial Development: G. G. Hairston cut crossties in Panola County during the first part of the twentieth century. According to county records, he mortgaged 3,500 pine crossties to J. W. Cooke, a cashier of a local bank, for $260, in two separate transactions on the same day in June, 1912.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson