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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-9
Corporate Name: A. C. Hester
Local Name: Hester's Sawmill
Owner Name: A. C. Hester
Location: Twelve miles south of Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1904
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904
Town: South of Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Marshall & East Texas
Historicial Development: Hester's Sawmill was located about twelve miles south of Marshall in Harrison County at the turn of the century. In 1904, Hester mortgaged with H. S. Robertson for $500. Hester's collateral included seven mules, one horse, two log wagons, and one road wagon.
Research Date: MCJ 9-29-94
Prepared By: M Johnson