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Title:
Yellow Poplar
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Forests and forestry
Poplar
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
schenck-poplar_nd_img1_1
Description:
This is a photograph of some men cutting down a yellow poplar tree. A giant poplar Liriodendron locally known as yellow poplar Big Creek Valley of Pisgah Forest in the moment of its death, sawyers at work to cut it down. Height of the tree about 125 feet. Liriodendron Tilia americana [american basswood] Castanea dentata [american chestnut] Oxydendrum arboreum [sourwood tree] Fraxinus americana [white ash] Betula lenta [sweet birch] [german] Pisgah National Forest, Asheville, North Carolina"
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Pisgah National Forest (N.C.)
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Manuscript Collections