This Fell

The giant sequoia, which was carved into a living tunnel over a century ago, has fallen


Pioneer Cabin Tree

A victim of a massive California storm.  And, whoever thought it was a good idea to carve a hole through the base.

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8 Responses to This Fell

  1. Longtime Lurker says:

    Been there, gone through that.


  2. This Other Latin F*cker says:

    I read previous reports on this tree that said it was “barely alive” and was markedly leaning to one side already. It’s roots were said to only be 2 to 4 feet deep, which seems pretty incredible considering the size of the tree.


  3. Kyle Kiernan says:

    did it make a sound?


  4. The squirrels made a hell of a racket on the way down.


  5. onwyrdsdream says:

    I think I see the problem. It’s a bit difficult to notice but there seems to be a bit of a hole at the base which would have affected it’s overall stability in one plane because of a partial disconnect of the root system.


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