Orin said they were harvesting 40,000 trees this year, their biggest harvest ever. Many of the trees flying thru the air this morning are headed to California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. They are gearing up for the big push next week, where they will probably be working nearly around the clock to finish up by Thanksgiving.
And yes, you're not seeing a trick persepctive by the camera - those highline wires ARE right there! You can't see it in the still pix, but they were swayin' in the breeze from the rotors. Remember to click on the first picture to start the slide show - you'll want to do that for sure!
Headed west on Dawson, just about a 1/4 mile from the Park Road turnoff where the chopper was working
Nice colour shot. If you look close, you can see the bundle of trees under the chopper
Going in for another load