Buyers will have a good supply to choose from. Some buyers will want the whole log. Others will want "CANTS" which are pre-sawed 10x10 rough cuts. Some will want pre-cut lumber.
Henderson is prepared to address these markets and even the decorative architect market for the rough - driftwood look.
it does not reduce the market. There are also markets for the blemished wood because of the interesting patterns and artistic opportunities.
Environmentalists will be happy to know there will be plenty of wild-fall left in the rivers for fish cover and bank protection. After big storms like IVAN (the terrible) the useful wild-fall for natural river biology is exceeded by a thousand percent.
This shot looks past the staging area for stumps and driftwood down to the landing near Ruby's. The property here is County owned. It is next to the new recreational boat ramps off Hwy 90, being installed by Escambia County. In a few days, water levels permitting - the Railroad Trestle at Barrineau Park will be addressed.
More logs were added the next week.