Can anyone identify this old tool

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  1. Michael OD

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    Got this at an auction along with 2 crosscut saws and have no idea what it was used for. It's about 6 feet long and pretty heavy. There doesn't seem to be any damage to the tip so i'm guessing it wasn't used as a digging bar, could it possibly have been a log rafting pike?
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    Makes since to me, I know they used bars to break up jambs. For riding logs down a river that looks way handier than an all iron bar. The handle also looks very similar to my can't hook and peavy handles.
     
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    I would guess something like that would have been handy for sorting logs in a mill pond.
     
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    Looks like a planting tool of some sort. Pop it down into the soil, remove, drop in your seeds/sets/saplings...
     
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    I thought it was a diggin bar but it does look like one. Ifn the head was flatter and thicker I'd say so. Also the handle is wood and has that ball on the end
    I also think it is a loggin pike.
     
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    Stand-up dibble, for planting seedlings.

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    Old ice storage house ice block pryer aparter
     
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    That is just too danged technical @Seacapt. !

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    Looks alot like the Peavey Pole we used to use, minus the maybe broken off side hook, out logging with the family for our winter heat as a kid.
     
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    When I was a kid we used a tool very similar to that in the garden on the runner bean rows to make holes to poke the sticks in that we had cut for the beans to run up on.
     
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    That's what I thought at first but there's no place where it looks like has anything broken off
     
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