And it's plain to see that John, who has been running the Timber Heritage Tours here at Water Wheel Creek for three years, is passionate about trees. He's attempted to give us an insight into just how things were done in the early days and I think he's done it very well.
John squaring off a beam by hand.
Rolling it onto the log hauler
It gets cold and wet here in the winter so the pioneers would often be wet all day and have to work in mud up to their knees. The women folk would also have to be strong in mind and body to survive such a hard life.