Gilmore, W.S.

metal block and tackle

Metal Blocks and Tackle

Metal Blocks and Tackle


These are set chain blocks. They are composed entirely of iron. An inscription labels them "Wesca tested". The first block has two wheels, the second has one. They are used by running a long chain between them. Condition: very rusted.


block and tackle, farm equipment


W.S. Gilmore

Date of Object:

c.a. 1950

Accession #:



a) 768 cm L x 1 cm W x 1 cm H, b) 36 cm L x 20 cm W x 10 cm H, c) 32.5 cm L x 21 cm W x 80 cm H

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