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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-102
Corporate Name: Manthis & Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Manthis & Company
Location: Haysland, 4.7 miles north of Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Haysland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: 15000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Manthis & Company ran a mill at Haysland in 1893 and were cutting 15,000 daily. This may have been the Haysland mill that R. R. Chany sold to William Cameron and Company acquired in 1901.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson