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14 ft log in Big Basin
Hill, Andrew P., 1853-1922
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California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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In PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: **qc917.9471 C6, pg. #43
In: Scenes of Santa Clara Valley
The huge cut-end of fallen tree projects diagonally into the photograph; in front of the cut-end stands a man; he has a long bushy mustache which hangs down each side of his face; he wears a coat with a watch chain and a hat.
"A fallen monarch of the Coast Range - in the "Big Basin", 30 miles - west of San Jose. This tree undoubtedly was growing when Moses crossed the Red-sea. Through the patriotic efforts of one man - the "Big Basin" was purchased by the state of California - $500,000.00 having been appropriated for the purpose. Redwood posts - are split as easily as kindling wood,and last in the ground, longer than cedar - and practically do not decay. Curly-redwood is susceptible to an exquisite polish and for interior finishing, is much less expensive and quite as attractive as mahogony." "14 ft. log in Big Basin. A.P. Hill. Pho (handwritten note on photograph)"
Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.
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