Posts Tagged: forest fire

1907 Owl’s Head Mountain Fire

Pemigewasset Wilderness - Mount Lberty, New Hampshire
1907 Owl's Head Mountain Fire, White Mountains – During the late 1800s and early 1900s, logging activities from railroad logging contributed to a number of forest fires in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Sparks from locomotives were responsible for starting fires along the railroads. And the logging slash (unwanted part of the tree left behind after an area is logged) left on the moun...[Continue reading] ...

Controlled Forest Burn, White Mountains

Controlled Forest Burn - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Controlled Forest Burn, White Mountains - The above photo is of a controlled burn that was done by Forest Service in May of 2011 along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. I was able to document the burn site at three different stages of regrowth and was surprised at how quick the forest recouped...[Continue reading] ...