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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-126
Corporate Name: J. N. Wilson
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. N. Wilson
Location: Center
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Center
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 4,323 in Census of 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine 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: The sawmill service of J. N. Wilson at Center appeared in the Nelson T. Samson edition of 1957 of the Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 03-01-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson