LOG TRUCK TALLY 18 DECEMBER 2006
Mature forest logs
Chips (sawmill residue)
Note: counting ended at
5pm, and trucks were still arriving in significant numbers.
Our position in this occasion was some distance along Edrom road, so we
did not record whether trucks were travelling from the north or the
We bailed out at 5.00pm, so it is most likely that the final tally would
have been at least equal to the previous record 163. Trucks were still
rolling in as we left. Having spent the night there in our swags for a
4.30am start, we felt it was time to go.
- A visit from the chipmill General
Manager, Peter Mitchell (6.30am), who pulled up and stared at us
from his gold Prado for a few minutes before continuing on to work.
- A visit from Senior Constable Ellis
of the Eden police who had been summoned by chipmill management and
wanted to know what we were up to.