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Oak tree moved from corner to corner

A heritage oak is moved on Tuesday afternoon from behind Renwick House to its new home across the street on the nortwest corner of Wig Beach on College Avenue. Workers from Senna Tree Company used a massive crane and flat bed truck to safely move the roughly 40-foot tall tree. When in the ground, the oak exceeded the height of the 1900s two-story, late Victorian home. The Renwick House itself will also be moved, with Pomona College and the city giving a six-week timeframe for the project. The site at College and Bonita behind the public library is being cleared to begin construction on the Pomona College Museum of Art.

COURIER photo/Kathryn Dunn