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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-80
Corporate Name: J. S. Lowery
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. S. Lowery
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1887
End Year: 1887
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1887
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: Steam engine and boiler
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: Panola County records reveal that J. S. Lowery (county clerk's spelling is almost illegible) mortgaged his sawmill for $660 in June 1887. Equipment mortgaged included a log wagon, a 20-horsepower steam boiler and an 18-horsepower steam engine, one yoke of cattle, and a sawmill carriage.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson