1951 Christmas tree harvest.

Nobody ever said that being a Christmas tree grower was easy. This attached letter from my Grandmother to her bookkeeper offers a glimpse of some of the hardships and struggles that growers dealt with in earlier days, while trying to harvest natural trees from wild, high elevation stands. Things are still tough for today’s growers, although their hardships and struggles are not the same as my Grandparent’s. Farmers are an amazing bunch!

Click on the link below, then when it redirects you back to the post, click on the red on again. (I am not a website guy)

1951 Christmas tree harvesting… Nobody said it would be easy!

3 replies
  1. Debbie
    Debbie says:

    I don’t see the letter. I would love to read it. Will you please send the link to me? This one didn’t work.
    Thank you!

  2. Ron Bishop
    Ron Bishop says:

    We haven’t been in the Tennant Ice Caves where our Grandparents stashed their trees to keep them cool since we were kids and are still trying to relocate them.

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