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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-24
Corporate Name: Bogue Lumber Company
Local Name: Bogue Saw Mill
Owner Name: G. W. Richey. E. S. and Lydia Bogue. Bogue Lumber Company.
Location: On Briggs land near Rock Hill, north of Carthage, on Harry Briggs place
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1941
End Year: 1941
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1941
Town: Near Rock Hill
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Diesel International engine
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: Cunningham A#1 sawmill and #22 Mississippi planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Panola County records, the Bogue Lumber Company operated a sawmill near Rock Hill. Records from September 28, 1940, and September, 1941, document the transfer of the sawmill property from the Bogues to G. W. Richey. Equipment in 141 included a Cunningham A#1 Sawmill, a #22 Mississippi Planer in a 16'x20' planer building, a 32" edger, the Diesel engine, eight mules, etc., to G. W. Richey.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson