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Mouldboard Plough

Mouldboard Plough

Description:

Horse drawn mold board plough lacks frame. Has three main parts: 1) steel fin to cut the soil vertically. 2) steel plough share (at base), pointed in front, sheared off at right angle in rear. Share cuts horizontally. 3) mold board, rusted curved iron plate to receive soil cut loose and turn it over. Condition: rusted and lacking a frame. The late Jake Lokken used it. When his grandson Don Summerskill, sold the farm he left the plough at Fougberg's.

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Accession #:

984.23.02b

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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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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.

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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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Plough blade

Plough blade

Description:

This is a plough blade. Two large square bolts remain on one side and were used for attaching to a plough frame. This may be a remnant of a prior accession.

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Accession #:

012.19.01

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Plough Blade

Plough Blade

Description:

This is mouldboard plough blade with partial wood remnants on the square bolts.

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Accession #:

013.21.56

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Light Tongs

Light Tongs

Description:

These are light tongs. An Iron tool some 31 cm in length. Consists of two parts bolted together to create leverage in the form of tongs. They are called pinchers and used by blacksmiths for handling hot materials since they are unsuitable for trimming hooves. Inscribed, "Dasco 312" History: it was used in a blacksmith shop on Menzel's land where it was later found during the ploughing of a field. It is in fair condition but badly rusted.

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Accession #:

986.14.02

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Trophy Cup

Trophy Cup

Description:

Years ago Menzel ploughed up this item on land then owned by his father (now by Michael Edwards). The inscription says "V.G & C.C. Battle Cup 1920…" Nothing is known of the cup's early history. Condition is poor, object battered.

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Accession #:

983.20.01

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