Chatham Sawmill

Historic Site in Port Blair

On Chatham Island (reached by a road bridge), Port Blair's sawmill was set up by the British in 1883 and was one of the largest wood processors in Asia. The mill is still operational, and while it may not be to everyone’s taste, especially conservationists, it affords an intriguing glimpse into the islands' history and economy.

Look out for the bomb crater left by Japanese ordnance in WWII.


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