Welcome all visitors, oldtimers, old friends and neighbours who will be visiting Geraldton and helping us to celebrate our Twenty-fifth Anniversary this coming Monday, August 6th . . . .
Geraldton is blessed with two basic industries, Gold Mining and the Pulpwood Industry. Gold mining was the original start of Geraldton and still plays an
important role in the economy of this area. There was a strong feeling that this
town was finished and would become a ghost town, as the mines closed . . . .
The introduction of Chain Saws, the revolutionary method of cutting operations and relations with cutters in the area, established the pulp industry in this area.
The practice of cutting the year round instead of seasonally stabilized the industry . . .
The merger of MacLeod Cockshutt [mine] with Consolidated New Mosher gave another boost to the Town . . . .
The new building such as the Department of Lands and Forest Office Building, Hydro Office and schools indicates the thinking and planning for the future of
As you oldtimers, visitors and neighbours take part in our celebrations, have a good time! , . . . The residents of today are carrying on where you folks left off, and all wish you the best.