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Large Wrench

Large Wrench

Description:

One large wrench found in ground by Village Works Crew during construction in Frontier Park. Wrench is in fair condition. After examination it is believed to be railway equipment.

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Accession #:

010.03.01

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Cross Cut Saw

Cross Cut Saw

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This cross cut saw originally had two handles. Two people would pull the saw causing the teeth to strip the wood and cut. It is made of metal and has a wooden handle. Condition: it is badly rusted, one handle is missing.

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983.40.01

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T- Auger

T- Auger

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"A tool for boring holes in wood consisting of a metal shank with a crosswise wooden handle for turning, a central tapered feed screw and a pair cutting lips." Through the years from 1947-1956, T. Fougberg used this on the farm which is now Gilmores'. Condition: rusted.

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Accession #:

984.12.07

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Concrete Seamer

Concrete Seamer

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This is a concrete seamer, used for seaming wet slabs of concrete. Materials are wood and metal.

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Accession #:

013.21.65

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Crowbar

Crowbar

Description:

This item is crowbar used for prying apart materials.

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Accession #:

989.27.02

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Locking Pin

Locking Pin

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This item appears to be a locking pin as per George Henry. He believes this is a pin to lock a piece of equipment. Estimate age of item to be ca. 1940 but item could be much older based on construction and if original use can be determined.

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Accession #:

013.21.96

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Wrench

Wrench

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This is a large wrench and it has "CPR" stamped on one side. It has no seam and was likely hand-forged. It is estimated, based on material construction, that the item is from ca. 1900.

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Accession #:

013.21.93

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Auger

Auger

Description:

Drilling device/auger with "U" shaped turn device as opposed to "T" handle. This was a bridge auger that belonged to George Walker and was used by Cascade Fir.

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Accession #:

989.29.01

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Brace and Bit

Brace and Bit

Description:

This tool was used for drilling holes in wood by hand. It was made around the 1930' & 1940's. The Metal Handle is rusted and the rest as well.

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994.07.02

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Log Dog, Bent Bar

Log Dog, Bent Bar

Description:

This is a piece of metal bent at both ends. The ends are sharpened into spikes. It was for holding logs together. Condition: rusted. bent bar

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Accession #:

985.10.08

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T- Auger

T- Auger

Description:

These augers are long rods made of metal. The long shaft is attached to a T-handle and there is a drill bit at the other end. The auger is turned by hand to bore holes on logs and or planks. These two augers were received by the museum with the Sam Jim house.

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Accession #:

985.10.10ab

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Wagon Wheel

Wagon Wheel

Description:

Wagon Wheel - utility wheel - from a renovation of a dwelling in Whistler. The wheel was purchased and history is unknown. Estimated 100 years old. George Henry (president) recommended keeping as good example of utilitarian wheel construction.

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Accession #:

010.04.01

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Tin for Black Blasting Powder

Tin for Black Blasting Powder

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Inscription reads "Black Blasting Powder" and "Canada Explosives Limited." This a metal tin, not rusted, that once contained black powder. G. Walker found the can on the Cariboo Road. Possibly the Royal Engineers left it. Black Blasting powder pre-dated Dynamite. Many other of these cans, reported along McDonalds cut, were left during P.G.E. construction.

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Accession #:

986.15.01

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