Anaroa Sawmill

Anaroa Sawmill worker with large circular saw
Corkscrew de-barker in foreground

Anaroa Sawmill 1906

Stacking sawn timber onto rail wagon, Anaroa Sawmill, 1906

Anaroa Sawmill 1907

Stacks of sawn timber
Bullocks leaving Anaroa Sawmill for railway line, pulling wagons laden with timber, 1907

Anaroa Sawmill Camp

Camp at Anaroa Sawmill, about 1906

AWS Longley was teacher at Anaroa School in 1906. He took many photographs of the area while he was there

The sawmill was established by Henry Carlson in the early 1900s and was worked for about 8 years.

Anaroa Sawmill Camp

The new phonograph player at Anaroa sawmill camp

Photo caption – “THE PHONOGRAPH   ANAROA”

Anaroa Sawmill Winch

Winch at Anaroa Sawmill, probably about 1906

Anaroa Sawmill Winch

Heavy duty winch and log harvester, probably at Anaroa, 1906

Centennial Parade 1958

Robert Holt and Sons Limited float in Hawke’s Bay Centennial Parade, Napier, 4 November 1958


Photo caption – “Sawmill”


Mrs GS Douglas is Gladys Sarah Douglas, daughter of TC (Thomas Charles) Hales and sister of Amelia Longley


Smith’s Timber Mill