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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-14
Corporate Name: A. W. Davis, Sr.
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. W. Davis, Sr.
Location: Delray
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Delray
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber, shingles
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: Saw and planing mill, shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Railway and express at Carthage
Historicial Development: A. W. Davis, Sr., had a sawmill operation at Delray in Panola County, according to an 1884 railroad directory.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson