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Anacortes in Skagit County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Douglas Fir

 
 
Douglas Fir Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2014
1. Douglas Fir Marker
Inscription.

Specie: Douglas Fir
Origin: Olympic Forest
Age: 970 yrs.
Height: 242 ft.
Board Ft: 51000

Donated by
Anacortes Veneer
25th Anniversary 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Anacortes Veneer and Sunrisers Kiwanis.
 
Location. 48° 29.049′ N, 122° 35.753′ W. Marker is in Anacortes, Washington, in Skagit County. Marker is on State Highway 20, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout along the limited access WA Hwy 20 northbound lanes, near the southern edge of town. Marker is in this post office area: Anacortes WA 98221, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Island Flyer (approx. 2.2 miles away); Snagging (approx. 2.3 miles away); Life Aboard a Snagboat (approx. 2.3 miles away); "Anne Curtis Bowman" (approx. 2.3 miles away); Powered by Steam (approx. 2.3 miles away); Depot, circa 1915 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Paul & Nicolo Luvera (approx. 2.4 miles away); Charles Pinson, USN (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anacortes.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Timber Exploitation," in Olympic National Park Historic Resource Study
Douglas Fir Cross-section and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2014
2. Douglas Fir Cross-section and Marker
. (Submitted on May 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. High-Lead Logging on the Olympic Peninsula in the 1920s-30s. (Submitted on May 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
Douglas Fir Cross-section from back image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2014
3. Douglas Fir Cross-section from back
Douglas Fir Growth Rings Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2014
4. Douglas Fir Growth Rings Detail
Douglas Fir and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2014
5. Douglas Fir and Marker
At roadside pullout
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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