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January 27, 2024

30 Vintage Postcards of Big Trees in the Early 20th Century

Since the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life’s essentials, food and oxygen. As we evolved, they provided additional necessities such as shelter, medicine, and tools.

Today, their value continues to increase and more benefits of trees are being discovered as their role expands to satisfy the needs created by our modern lifestyles. Here below is a set of vintage postcards that shows big trees in the early 20th century.

"Giant," Santa Cruz Big Trees

"Chandelier Tree," Underwood Park

"The Flat Iron Tree," Bull Creek Grove

"The Shrine Tree" at River Vista Lodge, Myers, Calif. Dia. 21 ft. Cir. 64 ft. Age 5000 years, on Redwood Highway

52 feet in circumference - Largest tree in Muir Woods Nat'l. Monument, California

A Fallen Monarch

A Giant Redwood in Bull Creek Flat

Arbol del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico

Arbol del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico

At Richardson Grove State Park. Dia. 13.8 ft. Age 1250 yrs. Height 310 ft. 95000 board ft.

Base of "Big Tree" Ht. 345 ft. Cir. 72 ft. Upper Bull Creek Flat on Redwood Highway

Big Tree 127 Ft Hgt, 47 Ft Cir, 17 1/2 Ft Dia, Over 3500 Yrs. - Seminole County Park, Florida

Big Tree Park. The Oldest and Largest Cypress Tree in U.S.A. 126 ft. 3 in. high. 47 ft. in Circumference. 3500 Years Old. Sanford, Seminole County, Florida

California Tree - King's Canyon National Park, California

Drive through the Redwood Shrine tree at Myers, Redwood Highway

Drive Thru Tree at Underwood Park on Redwood Highway

Fraternal Monarch "Quadruped Tree," Cir. 92 ft, Lilley Redwook Park

General Pershing Tree, Big Tree Park

Largest known Myrtle Tree in the world. 97 ft. spread, Coos Co, Ore.

Parte del tronco del Arbol Del Tule. Sta. Maria Del Tule Oax. Mexico

The "Boy Scout Tree" near Crescent City. Cir. 94 ft.

The "Chandelier Tree" at Underwood Park on Redwood Highway

The "Elephant Tree" Trees of Mystery Park - Redwood Highway, California

The "Octopus Tree," Redwood Highway (a spruce over a redwood)

The Big Birch, East Northfield, Mass.

The Room Tree, Sequoia Nat'l. Park, California

The Witch Tree - 17 Mile Drive, California

Turnip Rock, Point Aux Barques

Undercut of a 12 ft Washington Douglas Fir Tree

Wawona Big Tree - Yosemite


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