D'Lo, Mississippi

Simpson County

Population: 284 in 1910

                   646 in 1920

                   514 in 1930

                   400 in 1940

                   516 in 1950

                   428 in 1960

Town incorporated:  8-16-1901

Post office: 6-23-1881 to 12-31-1949

Railroads: G&SI- IC- ICG- IC- CN

                  

Next Town North- Sandifer

 

G&SI Milepost 131.07

(from Gulfport)

 

Next Town South- Mendenhall

1919 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

Finkbine Lumber Co.- operated 1916-1929

John Albritton- pine lumber mill cutting 10,000 ft/day listed on Freight Circular No F-1043 List of Sawmills and Planing Mills on Gulf & Ship Island RR Oct. 28, 1919. 

R. M. Warren- pine lumber mill cutting 20,000 ft/day listed on Freight Circular No F-1043 List of Sawmills and Planing Mills on Gulf & Ship Island RR Oct. 28, 1919. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

B. F. & W. G. Albritton, sawmill 1900

I. W. Bell & Co., general store 1900

M. F. Brumfield & Co., general store 1900

C. C. Manning, ret. grocery 1900

R. T. May, general store 1900

A. E. Sandifer & Co., general store & sawmill 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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