Forester Jim Martin poses beside a large red oak log in this photograph taken December 7, 1979 at the Burruss Lumber Company sawmill at Stillwell near Marlinton. The tree had been cut October 28 by logging crew Wallace Simmons, Doc Hoke and Mitch Simmons on Knapps Creek. Scaled at 4,904 board feet in eleven logs, the tree was about 100 feet tall and at least 200 years old. Photo courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID PHS004680
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