Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-70
Corporate Name: Fred Williams
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fred Williams
Location: Center
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1945
End Year: 1949
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: Late 1940s
Town: Tenaha
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: Gasoline
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: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. McSwain told interviewer V. L. Beasley that he remembered that Fred Williams operated a small outfit at Center during the late 1940s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson