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Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
S4877 - PHOTOGRAPHS
2 - Timber industry photos
04 - On the road from Manjimup to Nornalup. State Forest Reserve.
05 - Preparing to fell a Karri tree. Pemberton.
06 - Karri forest, Pemberton. Scarfing a tree, preparatory to falling. Note open glade-like appearance. Rainfall 45 - 55 inches.
07 - The first cut. Two men, cutting 6 foot up, with crosscut saw.
08 - Scarfing a tree, preparatory to falling. The "scarf" enables the tree to be felled in any desired direction.
09 - About to fall. Two men with crosscut saw, on "Trapezes".
10 - Coming down. Stumps, debris & onlookers in foreground.
11 - The first step after falling. Log is cross-cut into lengths of about 25 feet.
12 - Logs are then hauled to the bush railhead for transport to the mill. Formerly all done with horse of bullock teams.
Scarfing a tree, preparatory to falling. The "scarf" enables the tree to be felled in any desired direction.
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