Tree felling contest at the Brisbane Exhibition in 1928

Max Krough dropped in this wonderful story about his father winning the first ever tree felling contest at the Brisbane Exhibition in 1928. Final of the Handicap tree-felling contest001

“My father John Krough from Gympie was the winner of the first ever tree felling competition held at the Brisbane Exhibition. John has just made the winning stroke as this picture was taken. Percy Summers is pictured in the white singlet – 5th from Right.”