Term: Tow-head (logging)
Definition: A river term meaning a little sand-bar or an island with grass and willows growing on it. If a raft strikes the bar, it doubles as saddle-bags around the bar. 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)]