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100 foot dead tree

This tree was struck by lightning almost two years ago and then pine beetles got into it. It’s been dead for more than a year, and it was leaning towards the house, so we had to take it down.

Distant

Distant
John S. Quarterman, Gretchen Quarterman, Brown Dog, Yellow Dog,
Picture by Gretchen Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 18 June 2012.

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Lightning striking a tree @ Okra Paradise Farms 3 August 2010

Gretchen went back inside after lightning struck a tree less than 100 feet from where she was taking this video two years ago. This is the tree we had to take down last week. Strike:

Strike

Strike
John S. Quarterman, Gretchen Quarterman, Brown Dog, Yellow Dog,
Pictures by Gretchen Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 3 August 2010.

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