Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-25
Corporate Name: Cutter Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cutter Lumber Company with A. J. Cutter and Jack B. Long.
Location: Grapeland
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1954
End Year: 1954
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1954
Town: Grapeland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Jack B. Long and A. J. Cutter as Cutter Lumber Company of Grapeland bought a planer and a trimmer for $3,500 from the Griffith Manufacturing Company of New Waverly in 1954, according to Houston County records. The equipment would be moved to the Grapeland site.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson