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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-52
Corporate Name: Hart Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hart Lumber Company with Andrew P. Hart
Location: Jasper
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 15 years
Start Year: 1953
End Year: 1967
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1953 to at least 1967
Town: Jasper
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 4,403 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood
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: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Hart Lumber Company began in 1953 with Andrew P. Hart. The company employed less than fifty workers and manufactured board road lumber. The Hart Stud Mill was listed in several trade journal directories from 1957 to 1967.. In 1995, Texas Logger reported that Greer & Son had done some of Hart Lumber's logging.
Research Date: MCJ 01-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson