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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-136
Corporate Name: Hayter Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hayter Lumber Company with S. B. Hayter, Sr.
Location: On Highway 7 (Douglass Highway) west of Nacogdoches on Hayter Road
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 8 years
Start Year: 1951
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1951 to at least 1958
Town: Nacogdoches
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 12,327 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood and pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Mrs. Inez Tatum recalled a “Hyyters” lumber-milling outfit on the Douglas Highway in Nacogdoches County during the 1940s. The Douglas Highway is Highway 7 running west from Nacogdoches. The Hayter Lumber Company, at Nacogdoches, is listed in the 1957 Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson