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Sling Psychrometer

Sling Psychrometer

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Weksler sling Psychrometer. Maker's mark "Weksler" still visible. Two staggered thermometers mounted on a painted white metal plate attached by a hinge to a silver metal rod that swings the thermometers back and forth. One of the thermometers has a piece of white cloth at the bottom called a wick which is dipped in water "wet bulb thermometer" and "dry bulb thermometer". Device is swung around, cooling/drying the wet bulb thermometer. Dry air results in lower temperature. Leather case is a browny/orange colour with yellowish beige stitching and a painted gold makers mark.

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Accession #:

014.06.08ab

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Car Wheel, Wooden Spokes

Car Wheel, Wooden Spokes

Description:

This is a wheel framed in metal and having wooden spokes and a metal center. It has a diameter of 50 cm. The spokes don't travel completely from the hub of the wheel to the rim as the spokes are partially rotten. This a hard solid wheel used in cars before inflatable tires. The metal parts of the wheel are slightly rusted, the wooden spokes of the wheel are rotted so that that they do not go to the rim of the wheel.

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Accession #:

986.09.06

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Car Wheel, Steel Spokes

Car Wheel, Steel Spokes

Description:

This is an old wheel with steel spokes, center and rim. The rim is concave suggesting a place for an inner tube or tire. It is the wheel of a car. The diameter of the wheel is 51 cm. This wheel is in good condition however it is rusted.

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Accession #:

986.09.07

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Churn

Churn

Description:

This is a large oval shaped churn. It is made of rectangular metal. It has a wooden handle which turns a wooden "paddle wheel" device on the inside. It has two parts, the lid and the body. This item is in good condition.

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Accession #:

986.09.47

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Vise

Vise

Description:

This vise is made of iron. It was meant to stick into the ground and as well clamp onto a table or another means of support. It's closed and opened by a large screw type device. It is turned with handle on the far left. It had a spring in its center to keep the vise closed. It is in fair condition, slightly rusted and worn.

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Accession #:

986.09.05

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Pitman

Pitman

Description:

This pitman for a mower has a worn wooden shaft with steel attachments at both ends; at one end identical slightly inward curving steel pieces project below the wooden shaft and are riveted to it, one on each side. Each piece has an oblong opening, one exactly opposite the other, these fit over a knob on the mower blade. At its other end the wooden shaft has a steel plate riveted to it; riveted to that is a round device of steel with a central opening to fit over a round steel shaft of the mower. Condition: much rusted. Belonged to Jake Lokken's mower: when Lokken's grandson sold the farm he left several farm artifacts with the Fougbergs.

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Accession #:

984.26.02

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Azograph Duplicator

Azograph Duplicator

Description:

This is an Azograph duplicator used for creating duplicate copies of paper documents.

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Accession #:

013.21.48abc

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Horse Collar

Horse Collar

Description:

A horse collar is a part of a horse harness device used to distribute a load around a horse's neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plough The item has a red metal band on the right side of collar.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

013.21.01

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Horse Collar

Horse Collar

Description:

This is a horse collar and is dark brown, made of leather. A horse collar is a part of a horse harness device used to distribute a load around a horse's neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plough.

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Accession #:

013.21.04

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Horse Collar

Horse Collar

Description:

This is a horse collar, and materials include leather, metal, straw and burlap. A horse collar is a part of a horse harness device used to distribute a load around a horse's neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plough.

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Accession #:

013.21.06

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Horse Collar

Horse Collar

Description:

This is a horse collar and materials include leather, metal and straw. A horse collar is a part of a horse harness device used to distribute a load around a horse's neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plough.

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Accession #:

013.21.07

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Cyclone Seeder

Cyclone Seeder

Description:

Sack is of much patched canvas, opening to ca. 45 x 46 cm (extended). Base is of green wood, greatest L & W being 39 x16 cm. "Cyclone " device is of metal. After Mrs. Francis Wallace died, Shorty Wallace brought the seeder with other things to the Hall's auction.

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Accession #:

983.55.01

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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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Load Binder

Load Binder

Description:

Load Binder. Device is composed of a long bar with a hinged Y. Each end of the Y has chain and hook. It was used to cinch down large loads. Object is believed to be from Devine B.C. from the 1940's.

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Accession #:

010.07.09

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Shipping Box

Shipping Box

Description:

Wooden box. Inscribed on surface: "TH WHITE", "Port Douglas Store", "Harrison Lake", "Product of Argentina", "48 x 12 oz. cans " , "Corned Beef" ,"C2J", "Bovril Corned Beef", "Industria Argentina" , "Minister lode Agricultura" , "Establecimienton No 16", "Inspeccionado". This object was found at Port Douglas.

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Accession #:

013.02.10

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