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Old 01-01-2014, 09:27 AM   #659
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The photo from 633 does appaear for me. Looks like just a facade and could be part of a movie set?
It is "like a façade", and looks the same from both sides, but not part of a movie set, to my knowledge. It's primarily an attraction, but they do frequently have weddings there.
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Old 01-02-2014, 01:21 PM   #660
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OK, time for another hint....although it looks like a church, it's actually part of something totally the opposite.
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Old 01-02-2014, 01:35 PM   #661
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OK, time for another hint....although it looks like a church, it's actually part of something totally the opposite.
In is located in the parking lot of The Desert Bar in Arizona’s Buckskin Mountains.

A quote from the Internet.

" In the parking lot itself, was a 3-story tall steeple made of solid steel which served as an outdoor church. All religions are welcome to pray there but there are no formal services held there. It is just a steeple – no pews or seats or building. They wanted it to be separated from the bar by the wash, so it was located by the parking lot. Their literature said that you could have your wedding there by special arrangement, and by paying a fee. "

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Old 01-02-2014, 01:38 PM   #662
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You got it, Ken. And here is their web page, and explains all about the place, it's amenities, and history. A quite interesting place to visit.

thedesertbar.com
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Old 01-03-2014, 07:50 AM   #663
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I've thought about it and thought about it, but can't ROOT out and answer. You've got me STUMPED
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When I thought of big trees I first thought of Sequoia and Redwood. This group of old growth giants the loggers missed is neither.
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That's because you're barking up the wrong tree.

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Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve?
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Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve?
Further north and not exactly coastal. The tree is located in an area previously discussed in this thread. While these trees are patriarchal this area is better known for something a bit larger.
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Yew just can't beat a good pun. They're always poplar.

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Yew just can't beat a good pun. They're always poplar.

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Son of a beech!
Yew are so silly,
Olive through it, though I will pine for sanity.
Have I gone too fir?

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Humboldt redwoods state park?
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