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Detonator

Detonator

Description:

This a detonator used to create an electrical charge which was subsequently used to set off explosives. This piece of equipment is mostly wood except for the shaft and the generator inside. It was used to set off explosives at a safe distance both in mining, farming and logging. This item appears in extremely good condition showing only little signs of wear.

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986.09.04

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Alarm System

Alarm System

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Alarm system. Wooden box with cloth back. On front are several dials and switches. "Astro-Guard Industries Inc. San Marcos California Model AG 3000" is inscribed center of front. Black cord for plugging into power outlet.

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Accession #:

012.05.33

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Battery Charger

Battery Charger

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Battery charger. Metal box painted black, circular display on front. Plaque on front reads "Mallory Battery Charger Type 5535 B". Two black cords coming out of front.

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Accession #:

012.05.34

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Vaccum Tube Voltmeter

Vaccum Tube Voltmeter

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Voltmeter. Metal box painted grey, five cords attached at bottom. On top is leather handle. On front are a display and several dials. Plaque at bottom on front reads "HP model 410B vacuum tube voltmeter". Back cover is detachable.

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Accession #:

012.05.32

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Stainless Steel Fire Extinguisher

Stainless Steel Fire Extinguisher

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A model DC-20a 20lb. stainless steel fire extinguisher, from "General" manufacturers, with a red label. It is for class B&C fires: Gasoline, Oil, Grease, Electrical equipment. It has a grey handle and black hose attached to a brass handle. The item was found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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Accession #:

018.07.06

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Pelton Wheel

Pelton Wheel

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Pelton wheel manufactured in the 1920's and possibly used around Birken B.C. at the school. Louis Potvin used the pelton wheel to power his home, office and shop since 1962. The unit produced 12,000 watts when connected to a generator.

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Accession #:

010.23.01

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