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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-109
Corporate Name: Neal & Fleming
Local Name:
Owner Name: Neal & Fleming
Location: Eight miles south of Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1898
End Year: 1898
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1898
Town: Carthage
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingle
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Gulf
Historicial Development: The shingle-making firm of Neal & Fleming was running a mill eight miles south of Carthage in 1898. In that year, W. E. Ross paid $600 to them for four hundred thousand cypress shingles, plus an assortment of sawlogs and trees. Ross owned and operated a sawmill about a half mile away. The shingle mill was located next to Murvaul Bayou.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson