Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SM-18
Corporate Name: F. M. Hendrick
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. M. Hendrick
Location: Tyler: South Buckley Avenue and Bellwood Road
County: Smith
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Tyler
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 21,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: A variety of hardwoods, pine; timbers, and furniture and vehicle dimension stock
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: 20000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, edgers, trimmers, dry kilns, planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern; St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: F. M. Hendrick operated a sawmill and commissary at Tyler in 1928. He later moved his mill to Chandler in Henderson County.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson