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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-57
Corporate Name: Hampton sawmill
Local Name: the Hampton family sawmill
Owner Name: Hampton sawmill
Location: One-half mile west of Clayton
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 26 years
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1950
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939,1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: About 1925 to 1950
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: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Ms. Clara Jones, a clerk at the Panola County courthouse, recalls a sawmill owned by the Hampton family in Panola County. It was located about a half-mile west of Clayton. It probably operated from about 1925 to 1950.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson