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Wagon Wheel

Wagon Wheel

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Wagon Wheel - utility wheel - from a renovation of a dwelling in Whistler. The wheel was purchased and history is unknown. Estimated 100 years old. George Henry (president) recommended keeping as good example of utilitarian wheel construction.

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010.04.01

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Nail

Nail

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Home made square headed nail. Found inside the Queen's Royal Regiment Trunk while cleaning. I do not believe this item was used in the construction of the trunk as I cannot find any others in the actual trunk body.

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014.18.01c

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Nail

Nail

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Home made square headed nail. Found inside the Queen's Royal Regiment Trunk while cleaning. I do not believe this item was used in the construction of the trunk as I cannot find any others in the actual trunk body.

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014.18.01d

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leather gloves

leather gloves

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This item is a pair of beige coloured leather cowboy gloves. They were hand sewn with a fringe part way down one side. Main construction was done with a sewing machine. Decorated with small blue and white beads and silver stars. There are two horse and riders embroidered on the back in purple, gold, blue, green. There are 4 blue flowers and three green leaves and stems. The long cuffs are stiffened with lining. These gloves are in good condition. Possibly made by a Mount Currie Indian.

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987.27.01ab

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Ox Shoe

Ox Shoe

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This 1/2 an ox shoe forms an arc of a circle; the steel is somewhat rusted. The shoe widens toward the back and the inner rim turns up slightly. All six nail holes contain bent nails. Condition: good. History: likely from Oxen at D'Arcy. During P.G.E. construction loggers used them.

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987.33.02

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Tin for Black Blasting Powder

Tin for Black Blasting Powder

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Inscription reads "Black Blasting Powder" and "Canada Explosives Limited." This a metal tin, not rusted, that once contained black powder. G. Walker found the can on the Cariboo Road. Possibly the Royal Engineers left it. Black Blasting powder pre-dated Dynamite. Many other of these cans, reported along McDonalds cut, were left during P.G.E. construction.

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986.15.01

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