'Civilization in the bush' ca. 1800's. Photo shared by the State Library Victoria. v@e.

'Civilization in the bush' ca. 1800's. Photo shared by the State Library Victoria. v@e.

this is a photo of the Furmston Tree, in Central Victoria. It was one of the world's largest gum trees, until it collapsed in the late 1990's. (Photo courtesy of State Library of Victoria.)

this is a photo of the Furmston Tree, in Central Victoria. It was one of the world's largest gum trees, until it collapsed in the late 1990's. (Photo courtesy of State Library of Victoria.)

Old Gum Tree - Eucalyptus trees of Australia. They were so amazing and always worth being admired.

Old Gum Tree - Eucalyptus trees of Australia. They were so amazing and always worth being admired.

1914 Cutting down a blue gum near Budgeree. VicRoads Centenary 1913-2013.

1914 Cutting down a blue gum near Budgeree. VicRoads Centenary 1913-2013.

Blades and brawn. Skilled axemen prepare to fell a giant gum tree with the power…

Blades and brawn. Skilled axemen prepare to fell a giant gum tree with the power…

Axemen's Carnival    This gelatin silver photograph from the Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs shows the winner of the tree felling championship, Sapper Harry Malkin of Victoria in action.  Australia (looks about 1940's-50's)

Axemen's Carnival This gelatin silver photograph from the Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs shows the winner of the tree felling championship, Sapper Harry Malkin of Victoria in action. Australia (looks about 1940's-50's)

Sawmill, Walhalla, Victoria, 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia

Sawmill, Walhalla, Victoria, 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia


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Loggers and the giant Mark Twain redwood, which was cut down in 1892 in California. - Photo: Beckwith, N.E./National Geographic - http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/15-of-national-geographics-most-iconic-photographs

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Loggers and the giant Mark Twain redwood, which was cut down in 1892 in California. - Photo: Beckwith, N.E./National Geographic - http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/15-of-national-geographics-most-iconic-photographs

What we lost and can never regain due to rapacious logging practices.

What we lost and can never regain due to rapacious logging practices.

A narrow guage railway between Moe and Walhalla, about 1912. The steam locomotive is a 2-6-2 NA class built in 1898 and scrapped in 1929.

A narrow guage railway between Moe and Walhalla, about 1912. The steam locomotive is a 2-6-2 NA class built in 1898 and scrapped in 1929.

Loggers at Walhalla Victoria 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia.George Fletcher built sawmill in Walhalla.1940's

Loggers at Walhalla Victoria 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia.George Fletcher built sawmill in Walhalla.1940's

John Harold‎Old Logging Pictureshttps://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204428047160664

John Harold‎Old Logging Pictureshttps://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204428047160664

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