|Description||Pickaroon; long handle fitted with a blacksmith-made curved hook. The head is held on with a broad metal wedge driven into the top of the handle. Stamped (burned) into the handle is "CCS-ECW-(?)" with "CCC-3" on the opposite side. Used in holding boats to jams in driving, and for pulling logs from brush and eddies out into the current. Poles can be pike-pole or ax handle length and shorter.|
Reference: "A Logger's Lexicon" by John T. Labbe and Lynwood Carranco.
CCC reference to Civilian Conservation Corps.
|Dimensions||W-7.5 L-34 inches|
|Other number||AM 0837|