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lumberjack

(esp in North America) a person whose work involves felling trees, transporting the timber, etc.
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55) Loomis shows how the companies tried to sidestep radicalism by creating a company friendly union, the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumberman (Four-L).
Mike Todd: Woodsman, lumberman, conservationist of Dry Brook, NY.
The purpose of this document is to provide information for preparing and submitting a bid for the printing and binding of the book John Nelligan: Wisconsin Lumberman.
He said they saw the tree at shop of a lumberman to be used as timber and they asked him to give root of the tree.
As a rule," the circuit court of Brunswick County later wrote, "the farmer welcomed the lumberman, who came to buy something which, heretofore had never been convertible into ready cash.
It fell to prominent Saginaw lumberman Arthur Hill, committee chairman, to find a lumbering firm capable of building and hauling such a "bragging" load.
We came into Ontario with a lot of capital, and more to spend, and were not going to spend it until we see a change," said the British Columbia-raised lumberman.
William "Bill" Wingate Sewall, a Maine hunting guide and lumberman skilled in the ways of the wilderness, first met Theodore Roosevelt in 1878, when Roosevelt was an asthmatic city boy from Harvard.
We can see a tall-masted schooner moored at the Quayside, pleasure steamers berthed in mid-river, a steam loco shunting coal wagons over the High Level Bridge and a lumberman poling timber into the shadows.
Logger, lumberman, and shopkeeper alike turned out to fight the fire, passing buckets by way of a human chain running from the Peshtigo River to the fire.
In 1849, he moved to Farnham, another small town, believing it would be easier to earn a living as a lumberman.