- an incline for rolling or sliding logs into a stream to begin them on their journey from lumber camp to mill.
- a pile of logs in or at the side of a river or stream ready to go to the mill.
Examples from the Web for rollway
At the end of the rollway the log collided with other logs and stopped with the impact of one bowling ball against another.The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White
"Why, we hain't sorted out more'n a million feet of his logs," cried Rollway Charlie.The Riverman|Stewart Edward White
The men congratulated him on his victory over the other teamster, Rollway Charley.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
Other men came—the ones who had fled from the rollway, their curiosity conquering their fear at the sight of the dead man.The Promise|James B. Hendryx