The Timber jinker

Australia, 1950

Film
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The role of the timber jinker in the Australian timber industry. The film shows various aspects of timber getting in the forests of Gippsland, Victoria; the manufacture of the timber jinker in a Melbourne factory; the transport of the logs from forest areas to the timber mills, often many hundreds of miles away.

Credits

production company

Freighter Trailers

Cine-Servie

Language

English

Duration

00:09:17:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29547

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Logging

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Timber - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tree felling

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Gippsland (Vic.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Logging

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Timber - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Tree felling

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Gippsland (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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