Standing next to the 170-year-old historic butternut tree on the site of pioneer George Washington Bush's Tumwater farm Tuesday, arborist Ray Gleason (right) talks with farm co-owner Mark Clark about the trunk cracking that has appeared since Sunday, when the weekend storm brought a large section of the tree down.
Standing next to the 170-year-old historic butternut tree on the site of pioneer George Washington Bush's Tumwater farm Tuesday, arborist Ray Gleason (right) talks with farm co-owner Mark Clark about the trunk cracking that has appeared since Sunday, when the weekend storm brought a large section of the tree down. Steve Bloom Staff photographer
Standing next to the 170-year-old historic butternut tree on the site of pioneer George Washington Bush's Tumwater farm Tuesday, arborist Ray Gleason (right) talks with farm co-owner Mark Clark about the trunk cracking that has appeared since Sunday, when the weekend storm brought a large section of the tree down. Steve Bloom Staff photographer

Historic Bush butternut tree damaged by weekend windstorm

September 01, 2015 01:21 PM