skidway


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skidway

[′skid‚wā]
(forestry)
A platform, usually inclined, for mounting logs for loading and sawing.
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Following close by in the "most affordable" category are Century Village, Florida; Grand Isle, Louisiana; Zephyrhills, Florida; and Skidway Lake, Michigan.
2) In forestry, logs or poles which are used in pairs to form a skidway.
Within four months, an extension skidway will be built to support the structure with the first stack of the cellar deck sub assembly scheduled for June 2007.
Log skidways should be situated as close to the sawmill log deck as possible to save on time and energy costs, especially if demand is less.
For example, deer will often travel miles from winter cover on state land to feed on the tops of felled trees and walk the skidways created by logging operations on private lands.
The deck was built low on the fabrication yard skidways to ease access by cranes and personnel.