Hoop Pine plantation logs harvested for Hynes Sawmill, Imbil, Queensland

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Ian Stehbens on November 21, 2008


Mike Wagner on March 12, 2010

Hello Ian. This reminds me of the lumberyards we have here in Oregon, though we don't have as many as we used to. Most of the logging here is for Douglas Fir.


Ian Stehbens on March 14, 2010

This is the world of my childhood, Mike. I smell it and I am home! Dad was the mill manager in the 1950s - when it was a smaller mill than it is today. And as a child I played here. The Security guys keep all kids away now! At age 7, I would wait till the men finished work at 4:30 and I'd then be in the forklift and driving around the yard to stack the timber that had been stripped ready for drying!

They were the days.



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