May 18, 2024

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Many readers probably keep in mind the Nationwide Movie Board cartoon the Log Driver’s Waltz.

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In it, a younger lady sings about her want to marry a log driver as his occupation has made him a greater dancer than all the rich males on the town.

A part of the lumber-making course of, the job is at it sounds. The log driver strikes (or drives) logs from the forest all the way down to rivers and pulp mills utilizing river currents. The apply was fairly fashionable nevertheless it died off as extra railroads and logging roads (gravel roads that present direct entry to forests) had been constructed.

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As such, nobody actually drives logs anymore, apart from in extraordinarily distant places. So here’s a take a look at the log driver and 9 different professions that for all intents and functions not exist.