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Tudor W. Collins Collection I
"Jerry O'Sullivan, Champion, Chopper, at an axeman's carnival at Turua. He won and was scratch man, giving a start up to 35
The number on the logs was checked. It came from the head of the Kauaerauga bush worked by Bert Callum in 1921
"Tramming Kauri logs in Mercury Bay, out of the No Gum Camp Bush. These flawless logs were trammed 3 miles & then rolled into t
36 ft Girth First from Left; Undentified, Jack Lopes, George Reeves, Right, Reg Collins, Jack Duzenich (concealed) and Reg Tayl
a unique tree in the Kauri bush. A nikau with 27 heads, still standing at Kaueranga, now in the Care of the NZ Foresty Dept. Sti
T. G. Hawkins (Standing) & Arthur Stallworthy (later M.P) 10,000,000 ft of Kauri stretching up stream for 5 miles Awakino N. Wa
Sir Ernest Davis's yacht Moerewa and the big maori canoe with its crew of 104 pulling to sea from Waitangi 1940. Both vessels m
unable to turn corner on Junction of the bush road and highway. Assistance given by another truck. 109-54 ft in length.
Gumtown now known as Coroglen. The river on the right is the Waiwawa, where over 220 million feet of timber was driven down from
This is a wonderful stand of Kauri. Steam log hauler is being used to haul logs out of the bush. Great difficulty was experience
Frances Weck eases the weight of the tree on the blade of the chainsaw by driving a wedge in with a maul."
a cut 54ft long - nice workmanship by Alf Raunet and Francis Weck this photo was taken from the head of the tree looking towards
Mercury Bay Both the Kauri and the mill have disappeared. The dairy factory, in the centre, stands on the site of the old mill,
"On route Tangowahine - Tutamoe, 20 miles to T C. Hawkins Camp" "The only way the bushmen receive his tucker & supplies"
"Four flitches safely up on ridge where the truck can load them. The head log was 15ft in length, the flitches 42ft. The Kauri i
Pahi on the Otamatea River The barquentine "Examiner" loads at Chadwicks mill at Whakapirau & the 'St Kilda' is moored at Pahi
Portraits A H Reed & T W Collins 'Author and photographer of 'The story of kauri " with the photographer's retriever Kim at Tho
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