Standard gauge, 30-lb rail
Mill Location: Kitchener, MS (Neshoba County)
Mill Capacity: 40,000 ft/day
Years of Operation: 1916- ca1923
Miles Operated: 8 miles in 1917
Locomotives Owned: 2 known
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by Gil Hoffman:
January 1916 James G. Sartin began buying timber rights north of Kitchener,
Neshoba County, in preparation for a sawmill operation. The Sartin Lumber
Company, formed to build a sawmill and cut this timber, was a co-partnership
composed of James G. Sartin, A. O. Clark and G. M. Brown, all of Kitchener.
A sawmill was constructed on the newly completed Jackson & Eastern
Railway at Kitchener which cut long and shortleaf pine, specializing in
short leaf finish, common boards and railway and car material.
1924 J. G. Sartin retired from the sawmill business and moved to
|ROSTER by Gil Hoffman:
as Alton Improvement Co. #1, Alton, IL (Middletown R.R.); to F. M. Pease,
Chicago, IL (dealer); to Isaac Anderson
#1, Ellisville, MS, by 4-1901; to Anchor Saw Mill Co. #1,
Ellisville, MS, on 11-9-01; to Laurel Machine & Foundry Co.,
Laurel, MS, by 5-1912.
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Purchased new. Cost $15,700.
to W. I. Luke & Son #2, Walnut Grove, MS; to Pearl River Valley Lumber
Co. #7, Canton, MS,
on 4-1-27; to Denkmann Lumber Co. #7, Canton, MS, on 9-1-38.
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