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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-80
Corporate Name: Henderson-Hayter Lumber Company.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Henderson-Hayter Lumber Company. George B. White.
Location: Bald Hill, about five miles east of Lufkin on Highway 69
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1925
Town: Bald Hill
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Gasoline
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Fisher & Decker gasoline sawmill; a 25-orsepower, twin cylinder engine; a 40-inch circular saw; two ten-feet by fourteen-feet tents, and an edger.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Henderson-Hayter Lumber Company of Huntington (J. B. Henderson and S. B. Hayter), as the result of a voluntary bankruptcy by George B. White, bought in 1925 a sawmill outfit at Bald Hill, consisting of a Fisher & Decker gasoline sawmill, a twenty-five horsepower, twin cylinder engine, a 40-inch circular saw, two ten-feet by fourteen-feet tents, and an edger.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson