lumber for his shipbuilding operations at Pascagoula. It was later sold to the Dantzler Lumber Co. and renamed the Virgin Pine Lumber Company. In 1923, the mill was leased to a company from Picayune, who enlarged it until at one time it was the supposedly second largest mill in the world. Info and photo is from a post from ancestry.com. If you're interested in a lot more information about this, check out http://www.msrailroads.com/Virgin_Pine.htm.
Photo credit: Sawmills of Greene County by Tony Howe, found at: http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pastor/sawmills.htm