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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-218
Corporate Name: Jacksonville Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Jacksonville Lumber Company
Location: Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 22 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1907 to 1928
Town: Jacksonville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,568 in 1905; 6000 in 1928; 6748 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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 in 1907. In 1928, planing mill, edgers, trimmers. By 1934, it was a lumber yard.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern (Missouri & Pacific), Texas & New Orleans (Southern Pacific), St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: Jacksonville Lumber Company first appears at Jacksonville in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907, and again in the 1928 edition of the Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills. By 1934, according to the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, the company had changed to a retail business.
Research Date: MCJ 01-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson