National Geographic : 1939 Feb
THE GOLDEN GATE, AND REDWOOD EVERGREENS © National Geographic Society Dufaycolor Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart "THESE GREAT TREES SEEM FORMS OF IMMORTALITY AMONG THE TRANSITORY SHAPES OF TIME" The average redwood is taller than the Statue of Liberty from pedestal to top of torch; some were saplings when Christ was born. Those of the coastal species (Sequoia sempervirens), here shown in Richardson Grove, near Benbow, are higher than the monarchs of the Sierras (Sequoia -igantea), but not so massive. Fence. cabin, the furniture in it-all are redwood.