Charles A. Chase
Written by admin


Charles A. Chase becomes President of Chase Lumber & Fuel Co.

Chase Trucks
Written by admin


With a new building boom, Charles begins to focus the company more on lumber and building and less on fuel. Purchasing a lumberyard in Cottage Grove that would also be independently run.

Theodore W. Chase
Written by admin


Theodore W. Chase Sr. becomes President of Chase Lumber & Fuel Co.

Written by admin


In January, an arsonist sets fire to Chase Lumber & Fuel Co. on Main Street. After four decades, the Main Street location is a total loss.

Written by admin


After the fire, Theodore moves the business to a much larger site on the west side of Sun Prairie (where it stands today) and becomes Chase Lumber, expanding the facility and operations.

Written by admin


The Cottage Grove lumberyard is folded into Chase Lumber.

David D. Chase
Written by admin


Upon his retirement, Theodore passes the business on to his son, David D. Chase, who becomes President of Chase Lumber, steering the expansion and growth of the business for nearly four decades.

Written by admin


Chase Lumber opens in McFarland.

Written by admin


The DeForest lumberyard is purchased and folded in Chase Lumber.

Written by admin


Chase Lumber celebrates 100 years in business.

1 2 3