Simpson's Sawmill

Stage Number: MBNH.11.03.23

Group: Northern

Local Study Area: Chermside-Wavell Heights-Kedron-Nundah

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: Gympie Rd, Chermside

Latitude & Longitude: -27.38341667,153.02986111

Time Link: 1930

Map Link: 1934

Image Time Point: 1934

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Robert Ernest Stevens built a sawmill about 1930. Mick Simpson bought shares in the business in 1941. He built a house and an engineering workshop beside the mill. At the height of production, his employees repaired all trucks and tractors. The workshop had a lathe, shaping machine, press, welders, profile cutting machines, drill stands.


Chermside & Districts Historical Society

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2058 Moreton District Maps – A Series. 4 miles to the inch. Moreton District. 4miles to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634883