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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PA-165
Corporate Name: Wimberley Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Wimberley Lumber Company with J. C. Wimberly
Location: Carthage
County: Panola
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1948
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1948 to 1957
Town: Carthage
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 4,750 in 1950 Census
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and green hardwood 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: Trade directories listed the Wimberly Lumber Company at Carthage during the 1950s. Established in 1948 by J. C. Wimberly, the company employed less than twenty workers in the production of rough and green lumber.
Research Date: JKG 12-10-93, MCJ 02-08-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson