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Tree surgeon at work
20-MAY-2011 20110520_7983

Tree surgeon at work


A tree surgeon is at work, removing a huge cottonwood just down the street from my house. The tree had to be removed because of the danger that a brittle branch might break off and fall on somebody. By the end of the day, the monster was cut down to the ground.

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exzim02-Jun-2011 13:58
This cannot be Renton, the sun is shining.
Dave Beedon21-May-2011 22:48
Gary, the sign approach was tried, but after the 18th sign fell victim to a falling branch, the method was abandoned.
Gary Winters21-May-2011 16:54
It would have been easier to post a sign saying: Beware of Falling Tree

That said, this guy is impressive way up there like that.
jCross21-May-2011 16:09
We had a tree taken out at our house recently. I was quite impressed by the skills of the guy cutting it down. The tree was 8 feet from the house and right next to a fence. I agree with Tom. There is no way I would every try to do that.
Tom Briggs21-May-2011 11:45
Well seen, Dave ... that's a job I wouldn't want ... v
longbachnguyen21-May-2011 04:19
Nice catch Dave
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