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The Nelder Grove of Giant Sequoias
Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California


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Interpretive Center at the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

Interpretive Center at the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

The interpretive center (and guardian angel Brenda Negley) with historic cabins in the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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Stumps on the road through the Nelder Grove

Stumps on the road through the Nelder Grove

Big stumps flank the dirt road to the small campground in the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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Typical mix of trees in the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

Typical mix of trees in the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

A few large old Sequoias, some very tall sugar pines, and a dense growth of white firs characterize the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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The Bull Buck Tree

The Bull Buck Tree

The Bull Buck Tree, a fine specimen with a very large base

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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The Bull Buck Tree in the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

The Bull Buck Tree in the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

The Bull Buck Tree was once rumored to be one of the largest giant Sequoias

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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Huge stumps in the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

Huge stumps in the Nelder Grove of giant Sequoias

Huge stumps attest to the ninteenth century logging of many Sequoias and almost all other trees in the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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Young Sequoias in the Nelder Grove

Young Sequoias in the Nelder Grove

Due to clear-cutting and fire between 1880 and 1910 young (hundred year old) Sequoias are abundant in the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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California Creek in the Nelder Grove

California Creek in the Nelder Grove

California Creek runs through the eastern part of the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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Chimney Tree hollow Sequoia in the Nelder Grove

Chimney Tree hollow Sequoia in the Nelder Grove

A fire-hollowed Sequoia in the Nelder Grove

Nelder Grove Historic Area, Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 8, 2012
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