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The great fig tree at Duck Bar

Location: The old fig tree
Status: Live River
By: Larry Orman
Date: July 5, 1980

The fig tree was huge – 75-100′ across, with a central growth that arched and branched down to root in many places. Inside, the area close to the trunk was 15-10′ tall, like a big tent. Lots of figs in late summer and lots of wonder just being inside this gold rush relic. By 1980 (this photo), the main trunk had fallen some, lessening the overall effect.

Keywords: Camp, Nature, River
Format: Photograph
Collection: Larry Orman's Collection
Rights: Copyright Larry Orman 1980

Date uploaded: Sep 13, 2018
Date last modified: Nov 24, 2018