"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.

FCV Incorporated

THE FCV ran a number of separate business operations.

  • pre FCV I know but the red gum operation before settlement at Kilmany
  • The Timber seasoning works at Newport
  • A eucalypt oil distillery at Wellsford
  • A sawmill - first at Nayook and then this at to Erica to process 1939 salvage. (see below)
  • A tramway at Erica from the late 1920's early 1930's (see below)
  • War time firewood - article in place
  • Wartime charcoal??
  • There may be other items here as yet undiscovered

This blog will eventually provide some information about each of these operations