Skid Road

  • (noun): A road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled.

Some articles on skid road, roads, road:

Skid Row - Vancouver
... British Columbia, the heart of that city's "skid road" neighborhood, lies on a historical skid road ... The Vancouver Skid Road was part of a complex of such roads in the dense forests surrounding the Hastings Mill and adjacent to the settlement of ... By at least the 1950s, "Skid Road" was commonly used to describe the more dilapidated areas in the city's Downtown Eastside, which is focused on the original "strip ...
Skid Row - Seattle
... Seattle's historic Skid Road district (now better known as Pioneer Square) centers on Yesler Way ... This road is often said to have been the original "Skid Road" in the literal sense serving a saw mill owned by Henry Yesler ... The Skid Road was built on that 450 foot wide slice of land from the top of First Hill to the mill on the point ...

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