Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-154
Corporate Name: John Moss
Local Name:
Owner Name: John Moss
Location: Center
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 20 years
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1959
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
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 John Moss operated a small sawmill outfit at Center during the early 1940s and the 1950s.
Research Date: MCJ 03-01-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson