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Donarin Scarifier in Fetteresso Forest - 1994
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No: 777   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1994
Donarin Scarifier in Fetteresso Forest - 1994

Photograph courtesy of Duncan Menzies, Banchory.

Rear view of Timberjack 4 wheel drive timber extractor converted to take Donarin 280 Scarifier working in Fetteresso Forest.

The machine combination, possibly based in Wales, travelled around the country to prepare drier felled sites for planting. The hydraulically driven toothed discs at the back raked the brash into rows and also scuffed the surface of the ground leaving strips of brash clear but cultivated ground where squads planted the trees.
Picture added on 29 December 2010
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