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Term: Snake-room (logging)

Definition:

A room off a saloon, usually two or three steps down, into which a bar-keeper or the bouncer could slide drunk lumber-jacks head first through swinging doors from the bar-room. 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)]

188 records found

sac (Fr.)
Sacker (logging)
Sacques
Sakis
saleratus
Salomon Guards (Civil War)
salvage (maritime)
Sampson (logging)
Sandusky, Battle of
Sandy Lake Tragedy
sanitary commission
sauerkraut (food)
Sauk and Fox Treaty of 1804 (St. Louis)
Sauk County Rifles (Civil War)
Sauk Indians
Saukenuk
Sault Saint Louis
Sault Sainte Marie
Sault, The
Saulteurs, "Nation of the Sault"
Sawyer (logging)
Scale-rule (logging)
scaler (logging)
Scandihoovian-dynamite (logging)
scantlings (maritime)
scarph (maritime)
school forests
School Land Scandal
school lands
school section (survey)
schooner (maritime)
schooner-barge (maritime)
scion (farming)
Scissor-bill (logging)
scow (maritime)
Screech-cat (logging)
scroll head (maritime)
scullery (farming)
scuppers (maritime)
secede; secessions (Civil War)
secesh (Civil War)
Second Empire (architecture)
secondary strata (mining)
Section (Civil War)
section (survey)
section lines (survey)
sedimentary rocks (mining)
Selective logging (logging)
septentrionale (Fr.)
Sergeant (Civil War)
serpentine (mining)
seton (farming)
shaft (maritime)
shaft (mining)
shaft log (maritime)
Shake (logging)
shake roof (architecture)
Shantytown
Sheboygan Tigers (Civil War)
sheepshead
shilling
Shiloh, Battle of
shingle style (architecture)
shinplasters
shipbuilding in Wisconsin
shipwrecks in Wisconsin
shivaree
shoal (maritime)
shock (farming)
Shoeing-tree (logging)
shoofly (railroads)
shoot (rapids)
shroud (maritime)
sicowet
Side-jam (logging)
siding (railroads)
sieges (Civil War)
Sigel Guard (Civil War)
Sigel Regiment (Civil War)
silex (mining)
simple minerals (mining)
Sinagos
Sioux Uprising (1862)
six-foot (railroads)
Skedaddle (Civil War)
Skid (logging)
Skid-grease (logging)
Skid-road (logging)
skirmishes (Civil War)
Slash (logging)
slate. (mining)
slavery in Wisconsin
Sleigh (logging)
slot (farming)
Sluice-gate (logging)
Snag (logging)
Snake-room (logging)
Snib (logging)
Snoose (logging)
Snorting -pole (logging)
Snow a road (logging)
Snubber (logging)
snuff-dipping (Civil War)
snus
social security
socialism in Milwaukee
Society of Jesus (Societas Jesu, "S.J.")
soft (money)
Soft-wood (logging)
Sokaogon (Mole Lake) Reservation
sol (Fr.)
Solid-jam (logging)
Sonnontoueronnons
Sorting-jack (logging)
sou (Fr.)
South Mountain, Battle of
Southwest Fur Company
Spanish American War, Wisconsin in
spar (maritime)
spar deck (maritime)
specie
Spill-way (logging)
spiral wood auger (maritime)
split roof (architecture; logging)
Spoon (logging)
Spotsylvania, Battle of
Spring-break-up (logging)
Sprinkler (logging)
Squad (Civil War)
squall (maritime)
square rig (maritime)
squatter
St. Anthony, Falls of
St. Croix Reservation
St. Esprit, La Pointe de (mission)
St. Esprit, River of
St. Francis Xavier (mission)
St. Ignace (mission)
St. James (mission)
St. Mark (mission)
St. Peters
Stag trousers (logging)
stalactite. (mining)
stanchion (maritime)
standard gauge (railroads)
starboard (maritime)
State Line Rifles (Civil War)
Staton Guards (Civil War)
stay (maritime)
steam barge (maritime)
steamer; steamship (maritime)
stem (maritime)
stempost (maritime)
Sterling Hall bombing
stern (maritime)
sternpost (maritime)
Stick Style (architecture)
stifle (farming)
Stockbridge Indians
stockless anchor (maritime)
Stonefield
Stones River, Battle of
Stoughton Light Guard (Civil War)
stovewood (architecture)
straggler (Civil War)
strata (mining)
stringer (maritime)
structural glass (architecture)
stucco (architecture)
stumpage (logging)
Sturdy Oaks (Civil War)
suburbs in Wisconsin
suffrage
sugar
surfman (maritime)
survey, rectangular
Sussex (steamship)
sutler
Swamp (logging)
swamper (logging)
sward (farming)
swath (farming)
Sweeper (logging)
sweeps
Swing-dingle (logging)
switchman (railroads)
syenite and sienite (mining)
syphon; siphon (maritime)

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