[Tree cutting on Bush homestead]
Photographic negative of a tree topping operation and a man sitting on a log bench. Photographs ran September 27, p. 1 and accompanied an article about the operation, which occurred on the historic homestead of pioneer George [Washington] Bush, Tumwater, WA, Thurston County. w. LeRoy (Red) West was the owner of the property (Mrs. West was a great-granddaughter of Bush). Swante Kyllonen was the veteran tree topper. The tree was 112 feet high and a hazard to airplanes at the nearby Olympia Regional Airport.
Creation Date: Sep. 26, 1962
Catalog ID: C19188.8.131.52.26.4.1
Object Types: negative, safety
Dimensions: overall height 2.5 in . overall width 2.5 in
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