Logging

J.M. Browning Shovel Logging:

Shovel Logging:    shovel-logging-home

A method of logging that uses a yarder machine (a tall “tower” with a host of cables to secure it).  The yarder allows hard to reach logs be reached from long distances and steep terrain.  The person who runs the yarder is a yarder engineer.  The crew who sets the chokers around the logs are called choker setters.

J.M. Browning Tower Logging

tower-logging-home

Tower Logging:

A method of logging that uses a yarder machine (a tall “tower” with a host of cables to secure it).  The yarder allows hard to reach logs be reached from long distances and steep terrain.  The person who runs the yarder is a yarder engineer.  The crew who sets the chokers around the logs are called choker setters.