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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SM-14
Corporate Name: Dixie Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dixie Lumber Company
Location: Winona: McClung Street and St Louis Southwestern railroad tracks
County: Smith
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Winona
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 149 in 1906; 1100 in 1928; 500 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine lumber
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: 30000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 30,000 daily feet in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, edgers, trimmers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: The Dixie Lumber Company was listed at Winona in 1928 as cutting 30,000 feet of shortleaf yellow pine daily.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M Johnson