Timber in the Southwest

Clover Cottage was built in 1875 from jarrah timber that was taken from the property.  It was was  before the time of industrial machinery in the southwest forests and using only hand tools.  Bullocks and horses would have helped with moving the timber.

Check out this fantastic footage about the Timber Industry in the 20s and 30s in the Southwest of Western Australia.

The men did it tough in the old days! .   This historic memorabilia was sourced by a retired forester, Jack Bradshaw, who has written a book about the Timber Industry.  The book is called ‘Jinkers and Whims’ and is available for purchase through this link www.vividpublishing.com.au/jinkersandwhims/.

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What a beautiful location.  So peaceful and such a great place to get away from civilisation for a few days.  Managed to catch a couple of trout which was fun.  A few places to check out while you are down this way: The Wine and Truffle Company.   Food was amazing .   Also Jarrah Jacks in PEmberton.  Top notch beers, food and service.  Nothing better than being able to fish throughout the the morning.  Visit wineries/restaurant throughout the day and then getting cosy by the fireside with a bottle of shiraz.  Sensational place.

Clover Cottage we will be back!!

3- 6th July 2014

Paul and Tara- Perth