Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile

Advanced

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

November 27, 2018 06:07PM
Dave Peterson Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> Here we've arrived at the Boole Tree:
> [attachment 51547 IMG_4269.JPG]
> [attachment 51548 IMG_4261.JPG]
>
> During the logging era a nice photo (in Johnston's
> They Felled The Redwoods) was taken here of a
> donkey engine and a group of loggers:
> [attachment 51549 IMG_4677.JPG]
>
> Here's the exact same location today:
> [attachment 51550 IMG_4279.jpg]
>
> I'm modelling the location of one of the
> loggers...
>
> No one knows why they left this lone tree standing
> when their skid road went right past it. Maybe the
> fire damage reduced the amount of timber that
> could extract from it.
>
> After visiting the Boole Tree we drove over to the
> Chicago Stump:
> [attachment 51551 IMG_4292.JPG]
>
> My wife stands to one side for scale.
>
> This tree was known as the General Noble tree. The
> 3200 year old, 285 foot tree was cut down for the
> 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago where
> it was placed on display to impress visitors. Many
> disbelievers branded it a hoax.
>
> To be continued...

Eeekkk Gad those are some huge trees and stumps, been many years since I was in Redwood Country. Love the photos and info. Thanks.

William
aka drgwk37
Subject Author Posted

Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 24, 2018 10:26AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 25, 2018 05:16PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 26, 2018 05:27PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

GeorgeGaskill November 27, 2018 12:05AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

Dave Peterson November 27, 2018 07:22AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 27, 2018 04:02PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

Chris Walker November 27, 2018 04:19PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

drgwk37 November 27, 2018 06:07PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

johnegert November 27, 2018 06:53PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

GeorgeGaskill November 27, 2018 09:43PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

pd3463 November 27, 2018 06:54PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

Earl November 28, 2018 09:40AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

bcp November 28, 2018 11:24AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

Brian Norden November 28, 2018 11:05AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

johnegert November 28, 2018 01:27PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Brian Norden November 28, 2018 03:41PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 28, 2018 08:50PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 29, 2018 04:01PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson November 30, 2018 05:20PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

pd3463 December 01, 2018 03:24PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

Dave Peterson December 01, 2018 04:56PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration Attachments

bcp December 01, 2018 05:23PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

SMITTY December 01, 2018 07:21PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

bcp December 01, 2018 08:23PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

Dave Peterson December 02, 2018 12:16PM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

karl1459 December 02, 2018 06:03AM

Re: Sanger Lumber Company & Converse Basin Exploration

Colorado76 December 02, 2018 07:17PM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login