Blades and brawn. Skilled axemen prepare to fell a giant gum tree with the power of the axe alone. Great skill was required on the part of the axemen balancing several metres above the ground. Felled trees were then cut into smaller sections with crosscut saws ready to be hauled away by bullock teams.
Gold Coast (Australia) - Burleigh Heads Beach Queensland History VISIT THE SITE AND SEE THE MANY PICTURES OF TIMES GONE BY AND THE HISTORY OF THE AREA. INCLUDES A PICTURE OF BURLEIGH TODAY '2005' THAT'S 10 YRS AGO.