By this time, the two swampers had vanished into the darkness far up the road.
Alighting, the couple looked about for a glimpse of the two swampers.
Then they spied the swampers crawling over a fence some distance away.
Send one of these swampers down to the levee where the men are working.
The sawyers, the swampers, the skidders, and the team men turned and put on their heavy blanket coats.
Making a logging-road in the Maine woods is called "swamping" it, and they who do the work are called "swampers."
Swampers and axe-men set to work building skidways and cross-hauls, and the banks of the river were cleared for the roll-ways.
Presently arose the ringing whine of the thin steel blade, the chuck of axes where the swampers attacked a fallen tree.
Swampers lived on house-boats for the most part, and the boats will outride all but unusual floods.
And in the woods I have hundreds of swampers, skidders, and sawyers who will always be swampers, skidders and sawyers.