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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-292
Corporate Name: Phillips Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Phillips Lumber Company with W. A. Phillips
Location: Jacksonville at Box 441 on Rusk Highway
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1952
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1952 to 1958
Town: Jacksonville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 8,067 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Phillips Lumber Company at Jacksonville was included in Nelson Samson's 1957 edition of Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. The company was owned by Wallace A. Phillips, according to the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958, which reported that the company had been established in 1952. In 1957, more than twenty-workers were employed.
Research Date: MCJ 01-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson