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Gentle-grade roads mean faster skiddingAuthor(s): Russell J. Hutnik; Sidney Weitzman
Source: Forest Research Note NE-71. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSkidding is often an expensive operation. This is especially true in mountainous country where the terrain is difficult and skidding distances are usually long.
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CitationHutnik, Russell J.; Weitzman, Sidney. 1957. Gentle-grade roads mean faster skidding. Forest Research Note NE-71. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
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