Kennedy Heading Co. (1910-1914)

Perry-Fraser Lumber Co. (1914-1922)

Standard gauge, 56-lb rail

Headquarters: Memphis, TN

Mill Location: Noxapater, MS (Winston County)

Mill Capacity: 40,000 ft/day 

Years of Operation: 1910-1922

Miles Operated: 9 miles in 1917

Locomotives Owned: 1 known

Other Equipment:



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History by Gil Hoffman:

In the summer of 1910 the Kennedy Heading Company, of Memphis, TN, established a plant to manufacture sawed heading and lumber at Noxapater, Winston County. W. M. Kennedy was president of the company. 

On September 14, 1914 the plant, logging railroad and timber holdings were sold to the Perry-Fraser Lumber Company, of Ellisville, Jones County.



















ROSTER by Gil Hoffman: 


0-4-4                      10x16      40,000 lbs                                                                                                                                                                 

            #?      Davenport                  346             7-1905 orig-Goodland Cypress, Chacahoula, LA; BR&L [300] “Martz”;  to Kennedy Heading Co., Noxapater, MS on 6-22-1912 ; to Perry-Fraser Lbr. Co., Noxapater, MS, on 9-14-14 (GHH, BR&L 1996 revised list)







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