Thinning in white pine stand on farm, Sagadahoc County, 1938

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The U.S. Forest Service documented the thinning of a white pine stand on a farm. Thinning, or the selective removal of trees, is conducted to improve the growth rate and health of the remaining stand of trees.

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  • Title: Thinning in white pine stand on farm, Sagadahoc County, 1938
  • Creator: U.S. Forest Service. Northeastern Timber Salvage Administration.
  • Creation Date: 1938
  • Subject Date: 1938
  • Location: Sagadahoc County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: NAID #5313453, Box 1, 35/16/7
  • Collection: Record Group 95: Records of the U.S. Forest Service; Records Related to Timber Salvage, 1938-1941
  • Object Type: Image

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