Jinkers and Whims: A Pictorial History of Timber-Getting by Jack Bradshaw

Jinkers and Whims: A Pictorial History of Timber-Getting

byJack Bradshaw

Kobo ebook | March 23, 2014

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Jinkers and Whims traces the development of the methods and machines used to harvest the forests of Western Australia over the last 180 years, from first settlement to the present day, from horse and steam power to modern mechanical harvesters. It describes the bush workings and logging operations that underpinned WA’s sawmilling industry — once the third largest industry in the state behind wheat and wool. It is also a tribute to the skill and innovation of the bushmen and engineers who brought about the changes and who designed and built those weird and wonderful machines that were unique to the industry and to this part of the world. Jinkers and Whims contains more than one hundred photographs dating from the 1890s to the present, and provides a timely record of the developments that took place before the details of their existence and their operation fade from memory.

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Title:Jinkers and Whims: A Pictorial History of Timber-GettingFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 23, 2014Publisher:Vivid PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1925171051

ISBN - 13:9781925171051

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