Re: About match-making (so to speak)

Schuyler Larrabee



From: <> On Behalf Of Tim O'Connor
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2020 10:56 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] About match-making (so to speak)


It's too horrible to contemplate how much fabulous old growth timber was wantonly destroyed. Ugh.

Think of all the old retired freight cars that were simply BURNED in the open to recover the steel.
Millions of freight cars! Compare to the recovery of salt-infused timber from the SP's Salt Lake trestle
that was sold for its beauty in the 1980's or 1990's.

When did paper matchbooks first appear by the way?

Tim O'

On 7/9/2020 1:40 PM, David Soderblom wrote:

About matches:  When Giant Sequoias were being logged ca. 1900 their enormous trunks were used for matches.

David Soderblom


Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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