Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)
Common Names: Red Pine, Norway Pine
Distribution: Northeastern North America
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is light reddish brown, sapwood is pale yellow to nearly white.
Janka Hardness: 560 lbf
Density: 2.83 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Working with pine has been reported to cause allergic skin reactions and/or asthma-like symptoms in some people.
Common Uses: Utility poles, posts, railroad ties, paper (pulpwood) and construction lumber.