The Woodworks Museum was originally built to highlight the work of the Queensland Department of Primary Industry and Forestry.  These are photos from the construction of the Sawmill in the Museum grounds. It was originally hoped to transport the Elgin Vale Sawmill to the grounds, but deterioration meant that it was a better option to reproduce the mill from new material.

John Huth has been instrumental in savng a lot of the documents from the past. This journal gives some interesting insights into the early settlement of  Imbil and the Forestry  development there during WW1 and later.

Hauling the Hoop Pines from the Forest.

This is a great resource on  All the Pines – Kauri, Hoop, Bunya and Wollemi. Again, John Huth with Peter Holzworth are the authors of this paper.


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