- No. 32. Tan Oak. Peeled standing teee, peeled at least 1 year, probably in 1902. See descrip of this tree under June 12, 1903, P. 54.
No. 33. Can of borers - beetles in pieces of bark. Taken from same tree as Nos. 28 & 29. Alive
- No. 34. Can of borers -- many-legged in rotting Tan Oak wood on live tree, at burnt hollow at base.
- No. 35. Tan Oak, borer-riddled wood from fire-hollowed base, same hill as No. 34, channels are ellipses, 1/6 in. the longest diameter and are mostly filled up behind.
- No. 36. Umbellularia Californica. Bark. June 13, 1903. Taken from near base of tree, trunk diameter 2 ft.
Nos. 37-45 inclusive, all from one tree, stump to top. For detailed notes of each sample see under "Briceland, June 18".
Questions for 1903.
- Douglas Spruce, time of cutting & quality of wood?
- Red Oak? Examine wood of Maul Oak and Garry Oak.
- Rot. in Tan Oak; borers.
- Count the sprouts from an old Tan Oak stump.
- What growth follows Redwood?
- Age of the Tan Oak.
- Date of building the Greenwood Extractor
- Schooner loads -- how many cords?
- Dr. Geo. McCowen, Ukiah on tanbark
- Tan Oak -- details of both fls, esp. calyx & pistil. Chestnut, trunk diam? Longevity Tan Oak? Cost of the Sherwood fire? Must tanbark be air-dry? Leaves & fuzz when young? [Fuzzy both sides!]
- When do you peel Redwood? Does fire facilitate peeling? when do you fire?
- Butt cut -- why less valuable?
- When do Redwood logs peel best?
- Medullary ray or annual rings checks -- which more frequent in Redwood?