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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-58
Corporate Name: Hawthorn & Allison Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hawthorn & Allison Lumber Company
Location: Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Carthage
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 956 in 1905; 3,200 in 1928; 1651 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: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 25000
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Hawthorn & Allison Lumber Company operated a circular sawmill in Carthage in 1928 but not after 1933. It did not appear in the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson