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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-207
Corporate Name: Whitten Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Whitten Lumber Company
Location: Jacksonville
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Jacksonville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,568 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), International & Great Northern (Missouri Pacific), and Texas & New Orleans (Southern Pacific)
Historicial Development: Whitten Lumber Company appeared at Jacksonville in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson