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Sack The Rear To follow a river drive and roll into the water ...
Sack The Slide To return to a slide or chute logs that have ...
Sacker A log driver who rolled logs from the bank or ...
Sacking 1. To roll into the water the logs which have ...
Saddle Bag A float of lumber that has become doubled around a ...
Saddle The Skids To hew cut one side of the skids so that ...
Safety First A camp welfare man. ...
Saginaw Retarding the larger or butt end of a log in ...
Sags What the loggers in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan called ...
Sailer A hanging branch of a tree. Same as a widow ...
Saint Croix Retarding the small end of a log in loading, generally ...
Salucifer A match. Same as lucifer. ...
Salvage Logging Picking up small logs left after the regular logging operation. ...
Salve Butter or oleo. Same as lard. ...
Sampson An appliance for loosening or starting logs by horsepower. It ...
Sand Sugar ...
Sand Hill Any hill that had to be sanded to hold back ...
Sap Is Running Signified a tree in springtime, when it grows rapidly. Bark ...
Sap Is Stopped A tree in winter dormancy. Bark is tight and hard ...
Sap Pine An inferior pine -- heavy, knotty, and pitchy compared with ...
Sap Stain Discoloration of the sapwood. ...
Sapling A young tree with trunk diameter no more then four ...
Saw Boss A man in charge of a crew of sawyers and ...
Saw Box A box, six feet by eight feet, in which new ...
Saw Buck A short log with four legs extending though the log ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group