Jan 10, We lost an iconic ‘tunnel tree’ on Sunday as mother nature took down the over 1,year-old Pioneer Cabin Tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. This tree, made famous for the car-sized tunnel through its trunk, toppled over during the heavy storms that swept through California over the weekend. The Pioneer Cabin Tree and surrounding park, have a rich story Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Jan 10, The famous Redwood tree tunnel fell during one of California’s worst storms and caused massive flooding. I walked through this tree when I was a kid. I couldn’t find the family photo of that event, so you are spared this time.
This flooding has been massive, but it is a typical precursor to big stumpcutting.buzzg: Springfield VA. Of two well-known tree tunnels in Central California, the one in Tuolumne Grove is through a dead tree, and the Wawona Tree in Yosemite fell over in On California’s Redwood Coast, however, there are three drive-through redwoods still going strong, all Missing: Springfield VA.
Jan 13,"The Pioneer Cabin tree has fallen! This iconic and still living tree - the tunnel tree - enchanted many visitors. The storm was just too much for it," park volunteer Jim Allday announced on the Calaveras Big Trees Association’s Facebook page on January Pioneer Cabin stood a remarkable metres ( feet) tall, and was just one of many giant sequoias Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Jan 09, The Pioneer Cabin Tree in earlier days.
Library of Congress. There once was a giant old sequoia tree with a tunnel in the center so big you could drive a Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. The tree, named for the tunnel that had been carved into its broad base years ago, was located in the Calaveras Big Trees State Park and toppled Sunday.
"We lost an old friend today," wrote county resident Jim Allday, who posted a picture of the fallen titan on his Facebook page. His photos show the tree trunk splintered heavily at its stumpcutting.buzzg: Springfield VA.