pile butt

pile butt

The head of a pile.
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His prolific and ground-breaking research culminated in several outstanding books: Only a Miner (1972); Wobblies, Pile Butts, and Other Heroes (1993); Calf's Head & Union Tale (1996); Torching the Fink Books & Other Essays on Vernacular Culture (2001); Tin Men (2002); Millwrights in Northern California, 1901-2002 (2003); Harry Lundeberg's Stetson & Other Nautical Treasures (2006); and others that he edited or co-edited, Songs about Work (1993) and The Big Red Songbook (2007).