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This is an enormous pile of lumber. To the left of the photo there is some sort of factory and there is also a large stack of lumber near the trucks. Dominating the scene is this pile of wood. Consider that telephone poles are about 20-25 feet high, so this pile might be on par or a bit higher. Makes you wonder about its source and purpose.

3 thoughts on “Big pile of lumber

  1. IntenseGuy says:

    Judging by the lengths of the bits on the truck, I would guess this is a saw mill and its possibly making railroad ties. The railroads used (and still use) them by the millions.

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  2. That is one huge slash pile..it is some kind of Mill..Pulp Mill..Saw Mill or Paper Mill. Cool photo:)

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  3. Liutgard says:

    The mill buildings in the background, the access road, and the huge pile of wood look like the pulp mill in Albany, Oregon. I-5 runs past it now, and the mill- the big buildings at least, were taken town last year. There’s still quite a bit of stuff piled around though, so I don’t know what is going on with it. I’ve lived in Portland and Eugene, and my kids and grandkids are in Eugene, and I drive past this site several times a month.

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