A Tree Falls in Sarthe

René Ammann
19. April 2021
Two years after the spire at Notre-Dame de Paris burned, loggers are cutting down oaks that will be used to support the church's reconstructed spire. (Photo: Romain Perrot/Wikimedia Commons)

Estimated number of oak trees at least 200 years old needed to restore the spire of Notre-Dame de Paris: 1,300

Video by Le Parisian showing the felling of just a few of the trees that will be cut later this year, dried for 18 months, and then made into beams for the church's reconstruction in 2024:

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