At long last! Today is the day! The machine started work at 9:43 AM. Its first job - clear out the trees! Its a Cat 323, weighing in at about 56,000 pounds. You don’t need a chainsaw when this beast can pull the trees out of the ground!

The whole machine

Bill standing by the bucket for scale. This is one big machine!

The very 1st actual work!

When a small tree gets in the way…

The Aftermath