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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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Accession #:

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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GE Steam Iron

GE Steam Iron

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a) A GE mobile F96 electric steam Iron. b) The box for the iron. Pale beige and green in colouring. Written on the front and the sides are the GE logo and "PORTABLE STEAM IRON MODLE F96". On the top it reads "Weighs only 1 3/4 pounds, Collapses for travel, Fully Automatic". On the back it has the GE logo and reads "Portable STEAM IRON MODEL F96", "120 VOLTS - AC-DC - 650 WATTS"; "Made In Canada"; "CANADIAN GENERAL ELETRIC COMPANY LIMITED"". On the bottom it reads "CONTINENTAL CAN COMPANY OF CANADA LTD. TORONTO, CANADA; CERTIFICATE OF BOX MAKER; THIS BOX CONFORMS TO ALL CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS OF CANADIAN FREIGHT CLASSIFICATION; RESISTANCE (BURSTING TEST) 175 POUNDS PER SQ. INCH; DIMENSION LIMIT 60 INCHES; GROSS WT. LIMIT 40 POUNDS". c) The water bulb for the iron. d) The instruction book for the iron. 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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018.02.09abcd

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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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