25 January 2009
The awesome capabilities of a tree harvester
Before you get all worked up about this, please note this machine is working a tree farm, not a rain forest, and the trees appear to be either pine or pulpwood. There will be time and occasions later to argue about paper production and carbon balance and climate change. For now, just note the incredible power and efficiency of this Finnish tree harvester.
This is how professionals cut trees. Another way to do it is to call your cousin Ralph who has a chainsaw and have him take a tree down. See below...