Colson Timber Acquisitions is your source for the professional logging and harvesting of your timber products in southern Illinois. John Colson, Timber Buyer and Logger has been in the timber business since 1980 and has worked in all aspects of the business from selection, cutting, skidding, scaling, selling and transporting. His many years with dealing with the saw mill buyers has created long standing relationships that deliver the highest market prices for his clients cut logs.
John was a partner in another logging company for over twenty years and when the partner decided to scale down his work days and semi retire, John and his wife, Paulette decided to form Colson Timber Acquisitions in January,2007. Another decision was to move the operation further south from John's birth and hometown area of Petersburg, IL.
For years John had been traveling two hours one way to this area to meet the needs of the demand for timber. In November, 2007 a commercial property was purchased for a log yard location that was on a major highway and easily accessible for trucks to transport logs to the saw mills. The log yard is located 30 minutes north of St. Louis, Missouri on Hwy 267/111 in Medora, Illinois.
We invite you to explore our site you will find helpful information about our operation, basic logging information and videos of various timber cuttings to become better acquainted with who we are and how we conduct our business.
Whether you're considering a full harvest of your timber or a select cutting for the healthy maintenance of the life of the timber, we will be able to advise and evaluate your best options financially and economically.To truly understand the nature of a quality logging operation you need to experience it for yourself!
We would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to evaluate your timber and or logs and explain our contract purchase options that would best meet your needs. Simply fill out the "Contact Us" form on the website and we will call or email you to set up an appointment or to answer any questions you might have. Thank you for considering our services. John and Paulette Colson
Colson Timber Acquisitions
Illinois License # TB12-00634
John & Paulette Colson - Timber Buyers
Girard, IL 62640