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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-84
Corporate Name: Hawthorn, Hairston, & Vinson
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Hawthorn, G. E. Hairston, and A. C. Vinson
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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: Curtis Dixie D giant feed sawmill, a Dixie edger and a Hall & Brown #2 Mississippi planer-matcher (#0317)
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Hawthorn, Hairston, & Vinson used Dilley & Co twice in 1906 for equipment. On July 31, 1906, for $1,689, they mortgaged an Ames boiler and engine, a Curtis Dixie D giant feed sawmill, and a Dixie edger. In November, they mortgaged for $1430 a Hall & Brown #2 Mississippi planer-matcher (#0317). They paid off the notes by April ,1908.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson