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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-126
Corporate Name: Robert E. Bragg
Local Name:
Owner Name: Robert E. Bragg
Location: Old Center
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1944
End Year: 1946
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1944 to 1946
Town: Old Center
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Jacksonville Journal in 1947 reported that Robert E. Bragg had operated a sawmill at Old Center in Panola County from 1944 to February, 1946, at which time he moved to Woods (Post Office). He later moved his firm to Tenaha, in Shelby County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson