3/8/17

Wednesday around the World


Pine trees grow super fast in New Zealand. They are used mostly for
paper products.
We saw these train cars filled with trees in the South Island being
taken to the docks for shipment overseas.

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15 comments:

Mildred said...

Wow! That is a lot of trees!

Anita said...

It's a good thing the trees grow very fast!
Good photo capture!

NatureFootstep said...

I have seen a lot of the timber too, But still in the forest. Or in the middle of town too. :(

I share two posts today. First post...spring, next one heavy snow. A quick change from spring to winter

Falk Raum Design Systeme said...

In Germany is the Kauri-Wood the Hit at the Moment. Sure that you know this tree.
It must be a very big tree, because the tables are really big and bigger.
A nice day to you and greetings from Germany
Falk

Margaret Adamson said...

It is fortunate that the trees grow fast by the look of how many trees there are there

Linda said...

That is indeed a lot of logs! I love wood dearly when it's used in homes and furniture, but I also worry we use too much of it. Forests like these that are planted specifically for use are a good way around it, I think!

A Quiet Corner said...

I never knew pine was so prevalent there!!! ...:)JP

Raquel Jiménez Lastras said...

Es un tren muy largo lleno de √°rboles, que curioso coincidir con el..
saludos

Sharon Wagner said...

That's a lot of good ole T.P.

Heidi R. said...

Wow, a lot of wood has loaded the train!
Best regards,
Heidi

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

We certainly don't yet live in a paperless society (and Sharon's comment made me smile and realize that -- hopefully -- we never will).

handmade by amalia said...

That is some photo. I know that they grow the trees for a purpose but a part of me still wishes that they would just let them be trees.
Amalia
xo

Dina said...

Shalom. I've never ever seen logs stacked on a train, wow!
Here in Israel we have millions of pine trees but they were almost all planted and are not meant to be cut down and used.

likeschocolate said...

Reminds me of when I lived in Oregon. They also make paper there which is not a very good smell. Love the forest though!

Rhonda Albom said...

I have seen the ports in Wellington loaded with trees going overseas. I have not seen the rail cars that take the trees to the port. Thanks for a photo of this.