• Aerial view of original 1954 Seneca Sawmill

    1954

    Aaron Jones founded Seneca Sawmill Company and began Sawmill operations at Highway 99 in Eugene.

  • 1959

    Expanded log pond, built lumber storage shed.

  • 1961

    Purchased adjacent mill facility from Forcia Lumber Company (Mill B). Built barker for the mills.

  • 1965

    Added chippers, eliminated wigwam burners, added rail and truck chip loads, expanded and paved the lumber/log yards.

  • 1967

    Remodel Dimension Mill B

  • 1971

    Expanded log yard.

  • Seneca Sawmill Planer Mill

    1975

    Constructed new Planer.

  • Seneca Sawmill Mill A Headrig

    1978

    Construction of new Mill A.

  • 1980

    Expanded Log Yard.

  • 1988

    Construction of Stud Mill.

  • 1989

    Purchased 26,000 acres of Timberland from Woolley.

  • 1990

    Expanded log yard and eliminated log pond.

  • 1992

    Purchased 108,000 acres of Timberland from Champion International.

  • 1992

    Purchased 22,000 acres of Timberland from Pope & Talbot.

  • 1992

    Formed Seneca Jones Timber Company to manage our growing timberland base.

  • Seneca Sawmill Company Eugene Office

    1996

    Constructed current Eugene office.

  • Seneca Sawmill Small Log Merchandiser

    1997

    Constructed new log merchandiser complex.

  • 2000

    Stud Mill conversion to increase product length capabilities (8', 9', and 10' studs.)

  • Seneca Sawmill Hew Saw Lumber Stacker

    2006

    Built small log breakdown facility to handle smaller diameter logs.

  • Seneca Sawmill Cogeneration facility aerial photo

    2009

    Formed Seneca Sustainable Energy, LLC and began construction on a new renewable energy plant (Cogeneration facility).

  • 2011

    Cogeneration facility activates power to the grid.

  • Seneca Noti Aerial photo

    2011

    Acquired Noti sawmill from the Swanson Group, forming Seneca-Noti, LLC.

  • 2011

    Completed construction of an additional dry kiln (kiln #3) to meet customer product demand at our Eugene location.

  • 2012

    Completed construction of an additional dry kiln (kiln #4) in Eugene, bringing the total dry kilns to 4 and further increasing production capabilities for dry lumber.