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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-36
Corporate Name: J. N. Singleton
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. N. Singleton
Location: Yantis, northwestern part of the county twelve miles from Quitman
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1870
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1870-1879
Period of Operation: About 1870
Town: Yantis
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, cotton, and cornmeal
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: Sawmill, gristmill, and cotton gin
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Webb, J. N. Singleton established, about 1870, a multi-milling operation at Yantis, producing lumber, cotton, and cornmeal.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson