The timber-land of Linn, occupying half its area, is comprised in three belts of dense forest, half of which is red fir.
From which states do we get most of our yellow pine, spruce, red fir, redwood?
Close at hand is a glorious specimen of red fir, fully four and a half feet in diameter.
At this elevation, 7000 to 8000 feet, the red fir begins to appear.
The red fir and white cedar now being taken out are superior in quality to those of any section of this coast.
On the western side its range is nearly identical with that of the red fir.
Thousands of acres of red fir trees may also be found in which the average height of the trees is two hundred and forty feet!
Those of the red fir are shorter, stubbier and stiffer than those of the white.
A study of the wood of the red fir reveals rather more favorable qualities than the other firs afford.
A variety, Shastensis, Lemm., is the red fir with bright yellow fringed bracts on its stout cones.