Women forestry experts, 1940
“Wielding the axe, chopping, sawing, felling trees, dragging logs etc, is all part of the work now being done by women of the Forestry Section of the Women’s Land Army in this big forest under the Forestry Commission.
Photo shows women foresters trimming a tree trunk with a cross-cut saw after felling.”
Photo taken by London News Agency on 9 September 1940.
Source: Catherine Procter Collection