Winter Storm Knocks Down California’s Famous “drive thru” Sequoia tree

Recently in California, winter storm “Caly” knocked down the Calaveras Big trees State park famous drive-thru Sequoia tree.  The base of the Sequoia tree was carved out for cars to drive through in 1880.  The tree was over 2,000 years old and the storm’s winds were just too strong for the Sequoia’s shallow roots.  It was a attraction  for the families that would to visit the park and children admired how huge the tree was.  It is a real shame that this tree has fallen but, the bigger shame was that they should have never cut a hole in the tree in the first place.  The big Sequoia shall always be remembered in the hearts of those who cared.

 

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By: Maison

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