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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-79
Corporate Name: J. P. and Lela Mae Loyd
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. P. and Lela Mae Loyd. J. A. Smith and A. C. Walker.
Location: On J. A. Smith's land about five and a half miles northwest of Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1947
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1947
Town: Northwest of Carthage
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: John Deere Power Unit
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: J. A. Smith and A. C. Walker, according to Panola County records, reveal that they had a sawmill outfit on J. A. Smith's lands in 1947. In that year, they sold, for $1,600 the sawmill, a saw, carriage with works, a John Deere Power Unit and other items to J. P. and Lela Mae Loyd.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson