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Plywood Veneer Cut from Giant Trees

A look at the production of plywood veneer from walnut trees grown near Cairns in Queensland.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 72 | Year : 1953 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Truck through forest with huge walnut logs, tyre skidding. Timber mill, men including one from Asia working (no safety equipment) in factory forming plywood. Good shots of logs being cut by machines. Women working with veneer sheets. Sheets stacked. Inspecting finished product.
Access No. 40406 | 3 mins 50 secs | 1950s | Atherton Tablelands, Far North Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |