[Tweeters] Storm Topples Iconic Sequoia 'Tunnel Tree' in Northern California | The Weather Channel

Christine Southwick clsouth at u.washington.edu
Tue Jan 10 07:13:47 PST 2017

I too rode through that tree when I was young--one that my mother had gone through when she was younger. As an adult, when I first moved back to the west coast, I took a trip down the coast into California, mainly so I could see that tree, and the other giants again. Truly breathtaking.
And although it wouldn't be the correct thing to do now, having a tree that one could drive through made many people divert their routes to include that side trip; so many people saw the redwoods that may not have done so without that tree.

Christine Southwick
clsouthwick at q.com
N Seattle/Shoreline

On Tue, 10 Jan 2017, Dan Reiff, PhD wrote:

> Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 03:43:41 -0800

> From: "Dan Reiff, PhD" <notcalm at comcast.net>

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Tweeters] Storm Topples Iconic Sequoia 'Tunnel Tree' in Northern

> California | The Weather Channel


> Fellow Tweeters,

> I was truly awed by this tree at age seven, on my first family trip to California.

> As I recall, we drove through it.

> I stood and stared-straight up-for a long time. My father finally insisted that I get back in our new 1957 Chevy wagon so we could move on.

> So much symbolism here, now, with the fall of this beauty of a 1000 years, that no comment is useful or necessary.

> Dan Reiff


> https://weather.com/news/news/storm-iconic-tunnel-tree



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