Men and boy in front of stacks of fuelwood
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- Men and boy in front of stacks of fuelwood
- Transcribed from accompanying envelope: Made by W. R. Mattoon, U. S. Forest Service; [October] 20, 1026; Fuel wood, Catawba [County]; Fuel wood removed in a thinning demonstration on the farm of Mr. R. D. Rufty, Catawba County, N. C. Demonstration area is in the right back-ground. Results of demonstration showed 11 cords of wood per acre removed, leaving 492 dominant trees per acre. In five years this area will give a crop of 100 to 125 merchantable trees, to be used as lumber or telephone poles, still leaving a fully stocked stand for future crops. Over-crowding causes a dwarfed and stunted growth.
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- Original Format:
Black and white print (photograph)
- Item identifier:
- Mattoon, Wilbur R. more info on Mattoon, Wilbur R. (Wilbur Reed), 1875-1941
- Created Date:
Catawba County (N.C.)
- Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs
- Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
- University Archives Photograph Collection. Agricultural Extension and Research services (UA023.007) held by Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
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