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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-153
Corporate Name: W. E. Blake et al(?)
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. E. Blake et al (?)
Location: Unknown
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1888
End Year: 1888
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1888
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, cornmeal
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: 20-horsepower steam 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill, grist meal
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: W. E. Blake et al (county clerk's spelling is suspect) mortgaged the followinga No. 3/1 20-horsepower steam tubular boiler, an Erie 9-inch by 16-inch steam engine, one pony sawmill, and a 2.2-inch grist millin August 31, 1888, a mortgaged which he settled in full on December 24, 1892.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson