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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-61
Corporate Name: Homer Garrison
Local Name:
Owner Name: Homer Garrison
Location: Near Long Branch
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909
Town: Near Long Branch
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 300 in 1890
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties
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: Tie mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Timpson & Henderson
Historicial Development: Homer Garrison was hewing post oak ties in southwestern Panola County about 1910. In 1909, he sold twenty-seven post oak ties, located in Smiley's Field next to the Timpson & Henderson railway about three and a half miles from Long Branch.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson