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VIDEO: Work on Toomer’s Oaks leaves canopies bare

It was expected to be severe. It was.

Work crews finished pruning the Toomer’s Oaks late Wednesday morning as a safety precaution against dead branches and even limbs falling on pedestrians. The results, as Auburn alum Andrew Salser put in on Twitter, look “like something out of Sleepy Hollow.”

A shot of what’s left of the canopy of the Toomer’s Oak closest to College Street.
The oak closest to Magnolia Avenue.

Here’s a video showing all sides of both oaks:

Related: Rolling Toomer’s BEFORE the game—a Lost Auburn Tradition.

More on the the Toomer’s Oaks: Wire system being considered as temporary solution for rolling Toomer’s / On the feasibility of a Toomer’s Corner transplant / Toomer’s Corner rollings didn’t start with Punt, Bama, Punt, says History / Did Auburn students celebrate Bear Bryant’s death by rolling Toomer’s Corner

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