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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-116
Corporate Name: J. J. Thomas
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Thomas (Probably Joe J. Thomas) and Oscar Thomas
Location: Timpson
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Timpson
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
Other
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
Produced:
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. J. Thomas is probably the same Joe J. Thomas listed in the 1907 LCA rating as having a sawmill at Timpson. Joe J. Thomas and Oscar Thomas were enumerated as sawmillers in Precinct 7, residence 93, Timpson, in the 1910 Census.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson