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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-51
Corporate Name: Gramm & Harkrider
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gramm & Harkrider
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1888
End Year: 1888
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1888
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 1
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: 20-horsepower steam engine
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: A double circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Gramm and Harkrider, in October 1888, mortgaged two 60-inch saws, a commissary, a 20-horsepower engine, and a 20-horsepower boiler. They were operating a small sawmill community somewhere in Panola County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson