C. P. Wetherbee & Brothers 

J. P. & W. C. Wetherbee

36" gauge, 40 and 56-lb rail


Mill Location: S Waynesboro, MS (Wayne County)

Mill Capacity: 50,000 ft/day 

Years of Operation: 1884-at least 1893

Miles Operated: 9.5 miles 1889

Locomotives Owned: 2 known




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History by Gil Hoffman:

The Wetherbee brothers were in the mercantile business and also operated a longleaf yellow pine mill with a cutting capacity of about 50,000 feet per day. This mill was still in operation in 1893.



















ROSTER by Gil Hoffman: 


?      4-4-0      Lima 111      5-1884      36      9x16      20000

Purchased new. Apparently not numbered. Sold to C. Ackenhausen & Co., Ellisville, MS, on 4-10-1895.


? No Data

Purchased secondhand. In service by 1889.





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