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www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/09/508919216/...

Iconic Sequoia 'Tunnel Tree' Brought Down By California Storm : ... and still allow cars to drive through — one appeared in a recent Geico ad. ... It fell on Sunday, brought down by a massive storm.

www.countryliving.com/life/travel/news/a41239/pioneer...

One of northern California's biggest tourist attractions is no more. The "pioneer cabin tree," a Giant Sequoia with a tunnel visitors could once drive through, fell down over the weekend after a massive storm rocked the area, ABC News reports. The 150-foot tree, which was at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, was given its own tunnel in the 1880s to compete with a similar tree at Yosemi...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/01/09/...

Winter storm fells one of California’s iconic drive-through tunnel trees, carved in the 1880s ... that tree fell. ... The Washington Post newsroom was not involved in the creation of this content.

news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/tunnel-tree-pioneer...

An iconic living tree with a tunnel so big that visitors could once drive through it toppled on Sunday during a winter storm. The sequoia, nicknamed the Pioneer Cabin, was located in Calaveras Big ...

www.breitbart.com/local/2017/01/09/pioneer-cabin-down...

The Pioneer Cabin, a famous giant sequoia tree that visitors could once drive through, toppled on Sunday after succumbing to the winter storms that hit Northern California this past weekend. The tree, located in the Calaveras Big Trees State Park, was once celebrated by “Weird Al” Yankovic in his song, “The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota.”

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariposa_Grove

Grizzly Giant's first branch from the base is 2 m (6 ft) in diameter. Another tree, the Wawona Tree, had a tunnel cut through it in the nineteenth century that was wide enough for horse-drawn carriages and early automobiles to drive through. Weakened by the large opening at its base, the tree fell down in a storm in 1969.

www.nytimes.com/2017/01/09/us/pioneer-cabin-tree-sequoia.html

The Pioneer Cabin tree was hollowed out in the 1880s, and cars once drove through its ancient trunk. ... once they became common, were allowed to drive through it, but in recent ... It fell down ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandelier_Tree

The Chandelier Tree in Drive-Thru Tree Park is a 276-foot (84 m) tall coast redwood tree in Leggett, California with a 6-foot (1.8 m) wide by 6-foot-9-inch (2.06 m) high hole cut through its base to allow a car to drive through.

www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g32618-d106035...

The Chandelier drive-through tree did not fall down, you can still drive through it. Another of the naturally formed drive-through trees did fall down, I think it was called the Tunnel Tree. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? Delete Confirm Cancel. Helpful answer. 1. Vote.

www.visitredwoods.com/listing/drive-through-a-redwood/661

Only on the Northern California coast By Richard Stenger/Redwood Enthusiast EUREKA, Calif. -- Not one but three giant redwoods offer motorists the opportunity to steer their wheels through a living tree. All are right off US Highway 101, known as the Redwood Highway, within an hour or so drive of the historic seaport of Eureka. They are privately owned and charge a nominal fee.