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Livestock Body lice, crumbs, blue jackets, gray backs. ...
Lizard A sled for skidding logs. A dray, a crotch. ...
Loader 1. One who loads logs on sleighs or cars. 2. A ...
Loading Bar A device used in place of doubletrees; a wood bar ...
Loading Block A block hung on booms or guy lines in loading ...
Loading Boom Heavy boom used to swing logs from landing area to ...
Loading Chain A long chain used in loading or piling logs with ...
Loading Hook Any of many different types of hooks used in a ...
Loading Jack A platformed framework upon which logs were hoisted from the ...
Loading Line A cable used in loading logs on cars with a ...
Loading Machine Steam-powered loading machine mounted on railroad cars, e.g., McGiffert loader ...
Loading Tongs Large, heavy tongs used in a loading operation. ...
Loading Tripod Three long timbers joined at their tops in the shape ...
Loads The number of loaded cars in a logging train. ...
Lock Down A strip of tough wood with holes, laid across a ...
Lodge A tree felled so that it lodges against another tree ...
Log To cut timber into logs and deliver them to a ...
Log Brand Ownership mark stamped on a log with stamping hammer. Same ...
Log Chute A flume to transport logs down steep hills or around ...
Log Deck A pile of logs in the woods, at a landing, ...
Log Drive Transporting logs from woods to sawmill down a stream or ...
Log Dump A place where logs are hauled preparatory to transporting by ...
Log Grades Quality standards in logs. ...
Log Jack An incline plane upon which logs were moved from water ...
Log Jam Logs caught on an obstruction and piled up during a ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group