Timber extraction by chute at Glenmalure.

  • William Shine
Keywords: Ballyboy, Larch, chute, log, construction, forester.


Owing to extensive planting operations in Glenmalure Forest in the early twenties large areas are now in urgent need of thinning. To carry out the thinning programme for 1947-'48 many obstacles had to be surmounted, not the least of which was the scarcity of labour in the district. Although good progress had been made from scratch during the previous 4 years in the construction of a forest road system, the areas to be thinned were still far from being reached, and extraction, therefore, presented the greatest difficulty...
How to Cite
Shine, W. (1949). Timber extraction by chute at Glenmalure. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/8673