Wharves at Darling Harbour and near Miller Street in Sydney are hardly recognisable in these
photographs. The logs and sleepers fill the wooden wharves alongside timber boats.
LEFT: Here turpentine poles are being prepared for wharf construction. In the background low rise
housing, mainly built in timber, reflects the reliance on the product of the forest.
ABOVE: This image of a timber stockpile demonstrates the link between ports and timber distribution.
Precisely cut sleepers, clearly marked and stacked, are being loaded onto a ship for the Indian market.