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L Hooks End hooks used in loading logs. ...
Lake States All states bordering on the Great Lakes but the big ...
Laker A log driver expert as handling logs on a lake. ...
Land Looker A man who estimates standing timber. Same as cruiser, estimator, ...
Landing 1. A place to which logs were hauled or skidded ...
Landing Man One who unloaded logging sleighs at the landing. ...
Lank Inside Hungry. ...
Lap Slash left in woods after logging. ...
Lard Butter or oleo. Same as salve. ...
Larrigans An oil-tanned moccasin with legs used by lumbermen. Both lake ...
Lash Pole A cross pole which held logs together in a raft. ...
Lath Thin, narrow strips of wood nailed to rafters, ceiling joints, ...
Lath Bolt A slab or edging cut to correct length, from which ...
Lazy Haul To pull a log by horsepower over a level place ...
Lead Team 1. The front team where two or more teams were ...
Life Preserver Peavey ...
Light Side The top side of a log when floating in the ...
Lightning Landing A landing having such an incline that the logs may ...
Lima A gear-driven locomotive especially suitable for work on heavy grades, ...
Limb To remove the limbs from a felled tree ...
Limber One who cuts the limbs from felled trees ...
Limbing Out Cutting off the limbs from a fallen tree. ...
Liner The jack who removed the bark from the log and ...
Lining Bar A heavy steel bar used as a lever for lining ...
Link and Pin Coupling Early type of couplers used on logging trains. They were ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group