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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-172
Corporate Name: International Furniture Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: International Furniture Company. Willoten Mfg Co. with George Willoten.
Location: Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1947
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1947
Town: Jacksonville
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
Power Source: Electric
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, planing mill, dry kiln
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: George Willoten of Willoten Mfg. Co. sold the company to the International Furniture Company in 1947. The plant was located at Jacksonville. Equipment included a rip saw, a band saw, a sizing saw, a single planer, a double planer, a jointer, a moulder, lathe machinery, two dry kilns, and 750-foot band saw blades. Electricity powered the machinery.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson