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Castration Tool for Sheep

Castration Tool for Sheep

Description:

Tool for castrating sheep that was given to Florence by David Midgley who purchased at a local garage sale. Item is stainless steel, modern farming equipment.

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Accession #:

011.11.01

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Wooden Block and Pulley

Wooden Block and Pulley

Description:

Block and pulley likely used in farming operations. Two oval pieces of wood attached to either side of pulley. At one end of the oval is a second pulley, smaller than middle one; at other end is a hood.

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Accession #:

012.01.07

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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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Accession #:

986.09.04

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Sickle

Sickle

Description:

This is a sickle made of iron and it has a wooden handle. The handle comes wood wrapped beyond the end of the blade. The handle is worn and smooth. The blade is curved at the end in a loop. The inside circular part of the blade is sharpened. The blade is slightly rusted and the piece is worn. See"grass hooks" @ 25c ea. Eaton's 1901 Fall and Winter Catalogue pp. 190 & 192.

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Accession #:

986.09.29

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Sickle

Sickle

Description:

This sickle is a rounded piece of metal in a semi circle. The middle is sharpened. The end of the blade is folded over and the handle is an extension of the blade. The blade is bent to place the handle in a tangent position. The blade is rusted and no longer capable of being sharpened. Halfway up the handle it is broken showing the metal structure in the center.

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Accession #:

986.09.30

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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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Shovel Blade

Shovel Blade

Description:

The rusted and pitted shovel was originally round, but now the worn cutting edge is irregular. The Fougbergs found it at Skookumchuck Hotsprings in August 1964. Probably Goodwin Purcell built the Hotsprings House. Certainly buildings existed there and for who knows how long people lived there.

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Accession #:

984.05.04

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Attachment - A

Attachment - A

Description:

These are attachments for working the ground in preparation for planting. they are made of metal. The items are too lightweight for use with tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. Four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty). These implements were manufactured but are very lightweight.

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Accession #:

013.21.33a

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Attachment - A

Attachment - A

Description:

Attachments for working the ground in preparation for planting. They are made of metal. Items are too lightweight for use with tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. They have four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty).

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Accession #:

013.21.34a

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Attachment - B

Attachment - B

Description:

These are attachments for working the ground in preparation for planting. They are made of metal. Items are too lightweight for use with tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. Four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty). These implements were manufactured but are very lightweight.

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Accession #:

013.21.33b

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Attachment - B

Attachment - B

Description:

Attachments for working the ground in preparation for planting. They are made of metal. Items are too lightweight for use with tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. They have four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty).

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Accession #:

013.21.34b

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Attachment - C

Attachment - C

Description:

These are attachments for working the ground in preparation for planting. They are made of metal. Items are too lightweight for use with tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. Four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty). These implements were manufactured but are very lightweight.

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Accession #:

013.21.33c

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Attachment - Disc

Attachment - Disc

Description:

These are circular discs for attaching to a plough and preparing land for production. They are made of metal. The items are too lightweight for use with a tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. Four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty). These implements were manufactured but are very lightweight.

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Accession #:

013.21.35ab

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Attachment - Hooks

Attachment - Hooks

Description:

These attachments (hooks) are used for preparing ground for sowing. They are made of metal. The items are too lightweight for use with a tractor - probably push or horse related farming attachments. The four-sided square nuts date object to prior WWII (as per Stu McNolty). These implements were manufactured but are very lightweight.

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Accession #:

013.21.36abcdef

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Brush Cutter/Scythe

Brush Cutter/Scythe

Description:

This is a brush cutter. The wooden handle is old and weathered, and the head of the brush cutter is rusty and dull.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

994.9.1

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