Term: Bolt (logging)
A short segment of tree stem from 2 to 5 feet long, sometimes split. Used as primary raw material by wood turneries, shingle and stave mills, and other specialized wood-using plants, or used as mine props. Same as shingle-bolt, spoke-bolt, stave-bolt. View more information about logging elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org
View pictures relating to logging at Wisconsin Historical Images.
[Source: Sorden, L.G. and Isabel J. Ebert. Logger's Words of Yesteryears. (Madison, 1956).]]