Retrieving abandoned logging equipment from the woods

We found this large log grapple wile harvesting some trees on my Grandfather's property outside of Olympia Washington.

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Exploding Log
In 2006 Sam was asked to make furniture from another large bur oak tree that had come down in a storm. The tree came from a private yard and at over six feet in diameter was too large for any local bandsaw mill. After moving the log with a bulldozer and trimming it with 60" chainsaws, experts were contracted to quarter it with black powder explosives. More info: http:/www.harvestingurbantimber.com DO NOT TRY THIS YOURSELF! THIS SHORT CLIP OFFERS NO INSTRUCTIONAL INFORMATION ON THE PROPER USE OF EXPLOSIVES. Video courtesy of Dan Hadley.





Stolen Tractors
Detectives track down stolen tractors. charles ely reports.




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