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Title:
From Granite Mountain
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Cedar
Douglas fir
Mountains
Item identifier:
schenck-granite_mountain_img1
Description:
This is a panoramic view taken from Granite Mountain. [Front] Three-section Panorama from Granite Mountain, 5800 ft., across the Sunset Highway in the Valley of the South Fork of the Snoquaimie River, showing Lake Keechelus, Mt. Catherine, Tinkham Peak, Silver Peak, Abiel Peak, Humpback Peak and Mt. Gardner. Milwaukee railroad from tunnel at Rockdale. The timber shown is Douglas Fir, Hemlock and Cedar averaging 60,000 feet to the acre up to 3500 ft. elevation. Trees 3 to 8 ft. dia. and 225 ft. high, typical of the stand on the west slopeof the Cascade Mountains. The rocky slope of Granite Mountain was denuded of its timber by fire about 1900, and a new growth is slowly comig in. View is looking southeast from Granite Mountain, which is in Township 23N, R 10E, and shows the area in Townships 22 & 21, and Ranges 9, 10, 11 and 12. [german] [Back] [german] [] Pseudotsuga [douglas fir] Tsuga mertensiana [mountain hemlock] Lasiocarpa [fir] Thuja plicata [western red cedar]"
Genre:
Photographs
Digital Project:
Manuscript Collections

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