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The "Breaking Down Bench" at Climo and Eggers Sawmill, Waituna West

The "Breaking Down Bench" at Climo and Eggers Sawmill, Waituna West

The men are identified as follows (from left) Standing - Rog Climo (?), unknown, Charlie Mills. Sitting - Jim Climo (?), unknown, Climo (?), Allan (?), Fred Eggers. This sawmill was owned by Jim Climo, with another Climo family member perhaps, and Charlie Eggers. It was situated on Steven Williamson's property on the terrace south of the Waituna Stream, a few hundred yards west of No 377 Main Road and south of the road junction at the settlement of Waituna West. The mill operated for about 2.5 years and cut out a large patch of bush on Williamson's property. Charlie Eggers then went to Raurimu and milled there.