Extremely Dangerous Jobs Of The 20th Century

Only The Most Courageous Of Men Could Fell Redwoods In The Early 1900s

Image Credits: HistoryDaily

Image Credits: HistoryDaily

The redwood tree is one of the largest and oldest living organisms on earth. The most sought-after part of it is at the very top, and in early days, scaffolds were used to raise the fellers. Boards were wedged in the side of the tree to have the space to stand and cut. Once the tree fell, its limbs were cut off, and it would get cut into more manageable lengths. Then, finally, the peeler can remove the bark. The tools used were quite dangerous, and the immense size of the trees made it even worse to manage. 

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