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On the way to the flea market in Webster, Florida I stopped in the road and took this shot of one of the many giant Live Oak trees there.  They even have them throughout the market for shade.  They are super slow growing and this one is hundreds of years old.  The wood is extremely hard being much harder than northern oak species.  It was coveted and used in the wooden ship industry of the past for its toughness.  I have seen it cut at a sawmill and absolutely ruin the large saw.

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