Hymus Collection

Bluey (Herbert) Hymus and his father were allocated land south east of Beacon in 1927. They were also involved in sandalwood harvesting.

Hymus collection: Horses lined up ready for work in front of combine with Danny Ross

Danny Ross was a neighbour to the Hymus family. Here is a wonderful photo of Danny standing on his combine behind his team of 7 horses.

group of draught horses resting after work

Draught horses resting after a day of heavy work

McCormick Tractor with Bert Hymus

The McCormick tractor pictured here belonged to the Hymus family. Bert Hymus is driving. This tractor has recently been restored by the Men’s Shed in Beacon in 2015