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grecy · 2017-07-16 · Original thread
The same happened in North America, it was just before you were born so it's not in your memory.

For an amazing account of how mind-blowingly quickly it happened once heavy machinery was introduced, I recommend reading "The Golden Spruce: A true story of myth, madness and greed" [1]

[1] http://amzn.to/2t3hIpL

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