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Carriage Attachment

Carriage Attachment

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Decorative framework for a carriage (?). The item is too lightweight for farming. Luggage rack for carriage (?). It has handmade rivets but is mostly machine made. It was likely manufactured but hand assembled (as per Stu McNolty). Materials include metal and wood. This item may be a partial remnant of a prior accession.

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Accession #:

013.21.15

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Connecting Rod

Connecting Rod

Description:

This is a part that would link two separate parts together, for example a wheel and a ramp. Most likely it is from some sort of large tractor. It was cast because a seam is visible, and it most likely iron or steel. There are numbers engraved in the middle that are: "109249H".

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

014.11.01

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Pitchfork

Pitchfork

Description:

This is a pitchfork with a broken handle.

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Accession #:

989.30.01

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Rusty Lever

Rusty Lever

Description:

A curved, rusty, lever from a Spramotor sprayer. The lever has with holes running down the center of it. Inbetween the holes "S P R A M O T O R S Co" is embossed on one side and embossed on the other "L O N D O N CAN".

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Accession #:

018.09.02

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Scythe Handle

Scythe Handle

Description:

This worn and weathered scythe handle is particularly worn and partly rotted in the area where the blade was attached. A bolt passes through that section and has a bar of metal attached. One wooden handle has disappeared leaving the metal which was its base. Hall says a Mount Currie native used the scythe to which this handle once belonged. See Eaton's 1901 Spring and Summer Catalogue pp. 283 for a snath (scythe handle) priced at 65c.

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Accession #:

983.55.03

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Weight Beam Scale

Weight Beam Scale

Description:

The scale, once polished, now rusted , has a steel beam which has a trace of markings. Poise, rusted, seems to be intact. Heavier weights and the metal which suspended them are missing. Lighter weight, also rusted, still slides along the bar. Earl Hall dug this up when he lived in a house built by C. Marinus, which has now burned; on land now belonging to McGuire [D. Callaway].

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Accession #:

983.55.05

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Elite 2 Seed Potato Sack

Elite 2 Seed Potato Sack

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A burlap potato sack that has "PEMBERTON ELITE 2 SEED POTATOES 100 LB. 45.4 kg PRODUCT OF CANADA" with a picture of two potatoes stenciled on it in red and blue. The items belong to Allen McEwan's grandmother and grandfather, Bertha (nee. Collins) and Morgan Miller. Jean McEwan, Allen's mother, put the donation box together.

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Accession #:

018.02.04

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Brush Hook

Brush Hook

Description:

This is a brush hook used for cutting underbrush. It has a wooden handle (which is broken) and a metal curved blade attached in two places to the handle. Condition: the handle is broken and the blade is rusted.

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Accession #:

985.19.01

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Steel Hook

Steel Hook

Description:

Curved hook made of iron. Attached (free) two piece eye iron. It is rusted but still in good condition. Inscription on each part of the eye reads "8" Jack McGrade found it on his lot in Pemberton Village. A farmer or logger may have used it.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

987.06.01

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Hay Rake

Hay Rake

Description:

A rusty hay rake. On the hook "MADE IN CANADA" is embossed, and beside that "T4 is stamped in. The item was found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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Accession #:

018.07.14

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Manure Spreader

Manure Spreader

Description:

A horse drawn manure spreader made by the International Harvester Corporation. The metal components are heavily rusted and the wood components have almost completely rotted away, save for a couple of boards. The back wheel on the proper right side is painted white but the paint is mostly chipped away. The proper right front wheel is painted red and on the hub it reads "706". The blades on the back of the spreader are painted red and on them it reads "25 307" and beside that there is the makers mark for International Harvester Corporation. Below that the large auger on the bottom of the back is painted white.

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Accession #:

018.07.15

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Speed Wrench, Crank Wrench

Speed Wrench, Crank Wrench

Description:

This crank type "speed wrench" is a long rusted rod, made of metal with four 90 degree bends in it to form a handle to spin the wrench. The rod at one end has a socket on it to fit the nuts on the wheel and at the other end there is a handle to hold on to when spinning the wrench.

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Accession #:

987.26.03

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Cyclone Seed Sower

Cyclone Seed Sower

Description:

On the top is attached a stained canvas bag with a red square outline printed on it, inside the out line are the words ""CYCLONE" SEED SOWER PATENDED MADE AT URBANA INDIANA U.S.A" The bottom is a faded red wooden frame and rusted gears, plate and handle. Found in a shed in Mt.Currie behind the house that Klay was renting.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

018.01.05

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