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Offline shenandoahsawmill

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UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« on: July 29, 2018, 02:00:30 PM »
Took this pic yesterday at the Berryville, Va. steam show. Anyone have any ideas what this was used for? 

 

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Re: UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2018, 02:24:16 PM »
Well, with that plow blade on the back and no front blade, I'd say it was for turning over soil in a bog?  Wouldn't want to be on a side hill with that thing! :D
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Re: UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2018, 02:26:19 PM »
High clearance crawler tractor for digging rows of trees and shrubs.
Under bark there's boards and beams, somewhere in between.
Cuttin' while its green, through a steady sawdust stream.
I'm chasing the sawdust dream.

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Re: UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2018, 08:35:00 PM »
Yes. It's a tree digger.
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Re: UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2018, 09:14:31 PM »
My guess is it's a cable layer of some type.  Look at the front end.  Looks like a cable reel carrier.

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Re: UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2018, 09:45:53 PM »
looks like the love child of a d3 cat and a straddle lumber carrier!

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Re: UFO "Unidentified forestry object"
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2018, 10:03:52 PM »
It's definitely a tree digger. They have been discussed at length over on the IH forum. 
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