Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-185
Corporate Name: J. G. Jowell
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. G. Jowell
Location: Nine miles southwest of Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1907 to 1910
Town: Southwest of 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: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans)
Historicial Development: J. G. Jowell in 1907 mortgaged to W. S. Harris for $285 a gang edger and a circular saw. J. G. Jowell's sawmill, nine miles southwest of Jacksonville, burned on August 29, 1910.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson