Friday, August 16, 2013

Lumberjack – a combination of two terms ‘lumber’ and ‘jack’. Jack being the term for the average Joe or working man. Lumber is a reference to the trade.

Lumberjill – was coined around the World War II era for women carrying out this task while men were at war.

Logger – term used for workers in the 21st century after the invention of chainsaws and other modern logging equipment. 
Photo from New York State Wooodsmen's Field Day.

Boonville, NY Aug. 16 - 18

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