Term: Hot-pond (logging)
Definition: Pond at the saw mill kept from freezing by running exhaust steam into it from the engine. Used for holding logs about to be sawed into lumber. 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)]