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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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Coleman Lantern

Coleman Lantern

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Coleman Lantern body with handle. "Coleman" "The Sunshine of the Night" and "Made in Canada" engraved on body of lamp. "242B Use Generator No T-66" on neck. The object was found at Port Douglas.

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Accession #:

013.02.08

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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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