Term: Crib logs (logging)
To surround floating logs with a boom and draw them by a windlass on a raft for towing with a stream-boat or tug. 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)]