Lumbering Exhibit :
Title:
Logging tongs
Catalog Number:
1994.32
Description:
1 set of curved skidding tongs used to pull logs. The tongs are held in the center by a pin and there is a round welded ring at the top for attaching chains.
Size:
W-14 L-30 inches
Kid Tales:
The open end of the skidding tongs were placed over the end of a log and a chain was attached to the loop on the other end so horses could skid or move the logs to where they could be loaded.
Subjects:
Logging
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