Term: Whiffletree-neckyoke (logging)
A heavy logging neckyoke on end of pole or tongue to the ends of which short whiffletrees are attached by rings. From the ends of the whiffletree wide straps run to the breeching, thus giving the team added power in holding back loads on steep slopes. 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)]