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Came across this old redwood stump today. Little bit of history. Tv

Discussion in 'Forestry and Logging Forum' started by beastmaster, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. beastmaster

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    I don't know how old this old stump is, but I've never seen a spring board stump before. Working an isolated area in Sonoma Co. Calif. really Mountainous area. Getting those logs out must of been a challenge. 20190207_100227.jpg
     
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    The house I own in Felton CA has a Redwood stump in the back with springboard holes in it. Very interesting stuff. I'll have to grab some pictures next time I give my renter a visit! Haha
     
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    Here in the Santa Cruz/San Mateo/Santa Clara county area there are probably thousands of redwood stumps with spring board notches. The area I'm working in now was clearcut by 1917 so all those notches date from that time. Springboards are still used by not very often and I think mostly limbs are cut for that purpose on site. There are some quite tall stumps left from the old days.
     
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