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American Chestnut

The American Chestnut was all but wiped out in the 1930's from a blight.

It is said that had they lived, we may not be using pressure-treated wood, today.

This pile was cut in the late 1930's, and much of it is still good.

Also, note the wild roots of the Cherry tree.
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT, f/11 @ 19 mm, 1/10, ISO 100, No Flash

American Chestnut