- 3 Seasons
Discovery's Swamp Loggers does exactly that. It lets you discover the world of logging in America's great swamps as it follows around a North Carolina swamp logging team as they do their everyday jobs. Swamp Loggers is a reality show unique as the people that star in it and the careers and lives that these people live. 20 year log supplier Bobby Goodson is a third generation logger who turned to swamp logging after his father retired following an accident that burnt his business to the ground. But when a swamp needs logged Bobby and his Goodson All Terrain Logging team is who you call. The team is compiled of office employees who run the books, truck drivers who haul the lumber, tractor operators who cut the lumber and loaders who fill the trucks. Aside from Bobby the rest of the team include his son Justin Goodson who is foreman and owner of Justin Goodson Transport and the following people who you can watch on the T.V. show. Lori Goodson, Office Manager/Secretary Kim McGowan, Bookeeper Abraham Ortiz, Tractor Driver Wayne Sowers, Truck Driver Ervin Blake, Truck Driver Simitrio Ruiz, Tractor Operator Gary Foy, Truck Driver J. Bartolome Ruiz, Tractor Operator Greg Foy, Truck Driver Abraham Parra-Montoya, Truck Driver Durley Hicks Jr., Tractor Driver Joseph Nagy, Truck Driver Milton "Bo" Malpass (HotRod), Truck Driver David Mueller, Loader Operator Oscar Miller, Trailer Spotter Swamp Loggers shows a different aspect of logging to all the critics. Although many of people will never be satisfied with loggers even though they harvest one of the most important aspects of our lives. Goodson All Terrain Logging is one of the most advanced logging operations in America as for going green. Goodson uses the shovel method of logging. By creating a mat of cut timber for the heavy equipment to drive across the ground is damaged much less than in traditional logging and reduces the amount of soil erosion allowing the environment to recover much quicker.