Author: Ian McNeil. Ian’s latest book gives an insight
into the social life and working conditions of ‘Simsville’.
It involved the establishment of a sawmill, logging
tramways in the State forest and outlet tramways
to the Port at Allworth, on the Karuah River, from
where the timber was transported to Sydney in
shallow draft steamers Ian started research for this
book 30 yrs ago, interviewing many former employees
and residents. It contains detailed maps, tramway routes etc....