Letters to the Editor

A double-tree question

| March 2008


In response to "A double-tree question" (Farm Collector Letters, January 2008, page 5): This is obviously a double-tree set up for a team of horses to pull something, but it appears to be for a quick release. Therefore it could have been connected to anything that needed to be moved and quickly released.

It might have been used to skid logs out of the woods. A chain could have been attached to the ends with a hooking apparatus to attach to the logs.

I have an old log sled. In my research I read about a problem with the sleds freezing to the ground. A team could pull the sled but could not free it initially. So a second team was needed for just a short time to get the sled free. When the sled was free, they would be released quickly. I am sure you have readers who know a lot more about this.

I enjoy your magazine.



-Chuck Wolgamott
Big Rapids, Mich.
e-mail: charles_wolgamott@Ferris.edu



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