Canning Jarrah Timber Company

The Canning Jarrah Timber Company was a timber and timber railway company operating in the Darling Range in Western Australia in the 1890s.

Canning Jarrah Timber
IndustryTimber and Railways
Founded1898; 124 years ago (1898)
Defunct1903 (1903)
FateAcquired by Western Australian Government Railways
Headquarters

The company was registered in London in 1898.[1]

It built the Upper Darling Range Railway. The railway developed the communities of Canning Mills, Kalamunda, and nearby locations, enabling delivery of materials to Perth; this included timber and other produce.

The railway was taken over by the Western Australian Government Railways in 1903.[2]

The company was absorbed into Millars Karri and Jarrah Forests Limited in 1902.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canning Jarrah Timber Co". The Inquirer And Commercial News. Vol. LVIII, no. 3, 171. Western Australia. 14 January 1898. p. 9. Retrieved 23 December 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Canning Jarrah Timber Company's Railway". Western Mail. Vol. XV, no. 745. Western Australia. 7 April 1900. p. 9. Retrieved 23 December 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ Shaw, W (1900), Canning Jarrah Timber Company Ltd 1891-1903, retrieved 23 December 2018