NZ6705 : Felling Spruce trees

taken 3 years ago, near to Westerdale, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Felling Spruce trees
Felling Spruce trees
A surprisingly capable machine has been brought in to clear this small plot of spruce trees.
It seems to cut them with a guillotine action, then strip branches and cut to length without letting go of the tree.
They were planted in the mid 1960s and have never been thinned - so the wood has little value, but there is a lot of it considering the small area.
It's likely the area will be replanted; it is marked on older maps as rough or scrubby so will not make a good field.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 6721 0563 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.4986N 0:57.9114W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 67186 05601
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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