Where (some) Chinese wood went
The demolition of ancient Chinese buildings, particularly those in Olympics-crazed Beijing, has been grabbing headlines recently. But one Central Virginia firm found a way to make lemonade out of that lemony trend of destruction.
Mountain Lumber, based in Ruckersville, released the tale and pix two years ago showing how it secured some massive loads of centuries-old Chinese elm timbers. Perhaps most amazing was the image of the guy hefting a giant log while wearing flip-flops.