Glidden, Wisconsin: Worlds Largest White Pine Log

Preserved under a roofed shelter since 1985. Cut from a 450-year-old tree by local lumberjacks; 20 feet long, weighs 3.5 tons. Sign calls it the last and largest sleigh-hauled log in existence. Still on its sleigh.
Grant St., Glidden, WI
NE of Hwy 13, E 1st St. and Grant St. on the east side.
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The Big White Pine Log

Big white pine log is displayed in Glidden.

[Jimmy Hirsch, 10/20/2013]

A handful of towns take pride in lumbermen prowess by enshrining a particularly large log in a public place. Shelter from the weather extends the landmark's life and invites more around-the-big-log socializing.

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