Oct 14

The McMillan Woods tree cutting project is mostly complete. The David McMillan house is in the background. This view was taken facing east at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

In the beginning of September, we reported on the initial tree cutting near the McMillan orchard. Last month we took a walk around and showed you more of the cutting. Today we continue our update on the cutting.

As usual, we begin just off of West Confederate Avenue where it becomes a “one way” road. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

A closer view of the David McMillan house. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

We’ll again follow the path the contractor vehicles have made on this southern portion of the orchard. This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

The residential area is just visible in the right background of this shot. This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

Here is a view of the work completed since last time we visited. This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

Many more trees have been removed in this area. This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

This view was taken facing south at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

In our first post on this tree clearing, we reported that a screen of trees would be left between the cleared area and the houses on the other side. This is that screen of trees. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

There is a dry stream bed in this area. This view was taken facing south at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

We’ve walked through the tree screen into this area on the other side. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

We are now standing in a small clearing. This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

This view was taken facing south at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.

Here’s one last shot looking back towards the David McMillan house. The other major tree clearing project is at Spangler’s Spring. We’ll show you updates on that later. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:55 PM on Monday, October 11.


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