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A log used as a simple footbridge:‘the foot log over the creek’
- ‘Most foot logs and bridges are in place, but can wash out at any time due to high water.’
- ‘A couple of the foot logs are narrow and high above the water.’
- ‘Twelve foot logs will normally be cleared of logjams by operating third set 114.’
- ‘If the foot log is associated with a shallow stream ford, be sure to position the log upstream or well downstream of the ford.’
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