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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-22
Corporate Name: Eastman-Hyatt Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Eastman-Hyatt Lumber Company. E. W. Eastman, president; F. A. Hyatt, vice-president; W. W. Holman, sec.
Location: Eastman, at Texas & New Orleans crossing of Village Creek
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906 to 1907
Town: Eastman, Long Station
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: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: Secondary sources of this company are confirmed by a trade journal report of 1906, in which it is noted the Eastman-Hyatt Lumber Company filed for charter in March, 1906, with a capitalization of $15,000. Located at Long station, on the Sabine & East Texas, a division of the Texas and New Orleans, the community was renamed Eastman after E. W. Eastman, president of the company. The mill and post office closed in 1907. Financial difficulties brought about by the panic in 1907 have been the explained reasons.
Research Date: JKG 10-13-93, MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson