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Tree tunnel on Tall Trees Grove trail in Redwood forest. Fallen Tunnel Tree in Yosemite National Park's Mariposa Grove, California. A silver jeep car driving through tunnel log, a fallen, dead sequoia tree (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Sequoia. Apr 27, The famous Wawona Tunnel Tree can be found in Yosemite National Park.
The story goes that intwo brothers, the Scribner siblings, were hired to cut a tunnel through the tree. They were paid 75 (around 1, in ) to do the job by the Yosemite Stage and Turnpike Company, which planned to make the manmade tunnel a tourist treefalling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. See all 10 photos taken at Fallen Tunnel Tree by visitors.
Feb 16, The tree's age when it fell has not been determined, but probably exceeded 2, years. The tunnel, which remains in use today, is 17 feet wide and 8 feet high ( meters by meters).
There is a bypass for taller vehicles."Why not cut a new tunnel tree?". 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 treefalling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.