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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-47
Corporate Name: Andrews Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. H. Jackson, president; Edwin Davis, vice president; Fred Todd, manager
Location: 1636 S. Jackson St., Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 19 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1975
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969,1970-1979
Period of Operation: 1957 to mid-1970s
Town: Jacksonville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pallets; hardwoods and pine; studs, long dimension, roof decking
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Electric, diesel
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20000: 1966
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily in 1966
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with two resaws
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern, Missouri Pacific, Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: Andrews Lumber Company employed sixty-five people people. Its other operations included a box factory, a cut-up plant, and a woodworking plant. It was listed in sawmill directories from 1957 to 1975.
Research Date: JKG 12-9-93, MCJ 01-24-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson