Adelaide Timber Company

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Adelaide Timber Company
Company typeSaw mill

The Adelaide Timber Company was a family saw mill company that had timber mills and timber railway lines across a number of locations in Australia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

The businesses were established in South Australia, Western Australia, and Victoria as part of the Shepherdson family business.[1]



  1. ^ Adelaide Timber Company (1899), Records, retrieved 23 December 2018
  2. ^ Gunzburg, Adrian and Austin, Jeff (2008) Rails through the Bush: Timber and Firewood Tramways and Railway Contractors of Western Australia Perth, W.A. Rail Heritage WA. ISBN 978-0-9803922-2-7 page 132 - 134
  3. ^ Acquired from the failed W.A. Jarrah Forests Ltd company, see also Woodland, E.W.(1968) Locomotives of the Adelaide Timber Co. Ltd. Bulletin Australian Railway Historical Society, No. 372, Oct. 1968, p.249-25351
  4. ^ Austin, Jeff.(1980) Adelaide Timber Company tramways. Light Railways, No. 107, Jan. 1980, p. 23-24,