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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-158
Corporate Name: Wade and Miller
Local Name:
Owner Name: Wade and Miller
Location: Southern part of the county
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1901
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1901
Town: Southern part of the county
Company Town: 1
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: 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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: The Wade Miller sawmill in the southern part of Panola County is mentioned in the Panola County Historical Association's A History of Panola County, 1819 - 1978. It opened “when RR came.” It had forty to fifty tenant houses and employed about one hundred. Accidents at the Wade and Miller mill were mentioned in The Weekly Sentinel of 21 August 1901. In one a horse became tangled in a guide wire that was pulling down a smokestack.
Research Date: MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson