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Image of the day – Boy went to war in 1914…


On Vashon Island (near Seattle, Washington, USA), a tree grows carrying a rather unusual passenger – an old bike. A boy left his bike up against the tree when he went to war in 1914…and he never came back.

The tree and island gained some level of notoriety when Berkeley Breathed, creator of Bloom County, wrote a children’s book inspired by the bicycle eating tree entitled ‘Red Ranger Came Calling’.

  • rita nalette

    oh my – thank you for sharing

  • Martin Keane

    Thanks for sharing this Ross – it is absolutely wonderful. Put a big smile on my face on a minging morning 🙂