An estimated 300+ year old oak tree on Franklin Terrace is slated for removal this autumn. The tree, just off Franklin Avenue in the Seward neighborhood by West River Parkway, did not bud this year. Community members have suggested a memorial sculpture and replacement sapling. You can read a City Pages 1996 article about the tree, here, where a citizen is quoted speculating that it could last another day, five years or fifty. Well, it made it fourteen.
Remnants: Someone left behind a bracelet.
A group of children ran toward the tree just as my friend JP and I finished making images.
*these images were made on July 19th; that post date is slated for Alaskan overflow imagery
Gear: Nikon D90, Nikkor AFD 50mm f/1.4, Tokina 12-24mm, Yashica-D, Manfrotto legs/head