Term: Crib (logging)
1. A unit of lumber on a raft when lumber was sent down the river from the mill to market. 2. A raft or boom of logs. 3. A wall or abutment built to prevent stoppage or damage during a river log drive; a barrier for reducing the flow of water downstream but extending only part way from shore and thence upstream so as to form a place for storing logs, etc. View more information about logging elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org
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[Source: Sorden, L.G. and Isabel J. Ebert. Logger's Words of Yesteryears. (Madison, 1956)]