Photograph 7495537
pine forests South Australia - In the far south-east of South Australia, some 3000 people live and work among the forests of exotic pine trees and associated mills. Half of these workers are estimated to be post-war migrants from countries like Britain, Holland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Italy and Poland. Government owned sawmills at Nangwarry and Mt Burr in the Penola forest, handle more than 4 000 000 cubic feet of pine logs a year. Charles Allen, 35, drives a forklift which feeds small pine logs into the case making side of Nangwarry mill. He came to Australia 2

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A12111, 1/1958/16/317
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