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Posts cut from 16 year old black locust plantation, near Warsaw, James Keogh farm

A group of men cut posts from 16-year-old Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) growing on James Keogh's farm near Warsaw, N.Y. Due to the extreme hardness of the wood and its resistance to rot, Black Locusts make excellent fence posts. This image was created to record the reforestation efforts of the New York State Conservation Department.
Identifier: NYSA_14297-87_3234
Date: circa 1929
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_3234.
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