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T- Auger

T- Auger

Description:

"A tool for boring holes in wood consisting of a metal shank with a crosswise wooden handle for turning, a central tapered feed screw and a pair cutting lips." Through the years from 1947-1956, T. Fougberg used this on the farm which is now Gilmores'. Condition: rusted.

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Accession #:

984.12.07

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Handle

Handle

Description:

This is a handle. It is a long narrow metal piece with partially intact wooden grip at one end and bracket for attaching to equipment at the other end.

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Accession #:

012.20.01

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Hay Rake

Hay Rake

Description:

This is a hay rake. It has twelve wooden teeth and two heavy wire stabilizers on each side. It appears to be hand-fashioned.

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Accession #:

989.34.01

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Hay Rake

Hay Rake

Description:

This is a hay rake. It has twelve metal nails hammered through head to form teeth. The handle is painted black. It appears to be hand-fashioned.

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Accession #:

989.34.02

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Implement Adjusters

Implement Adjusters

Description:

These are two identical metal wedges. Items are hollow with an open bottom and have an opening on the top. Would have been used for adjusting mechanical equipment. Items would be wedged into gaps etc….

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Accession #:

012.14.01ab

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Lantern Base

Lantern Base

Description:

This is a base for large oil lantern. Base is cylindrical and is supported by three feet. Two wide wicks on base, each wick has a separate handle for adjusting. Also on top of base is a round lid where fuel would be poured in. Considering the large size, item was most likely used for industrial purposes.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.15.01

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Lawn Rake

Lawn Rake

Description:

This is a bamboo lawn rake. This item appears to be hand-fashioned.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

989.33.01

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Metal Block

Metal Block

Description:

This item is a pulley, also known as a block. It was used with chain [tackle] to hoist heavy items. It is made entirely of metal and was likely used on a farm.

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Accession #:

012.18.01

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Oil Cans

Oil Cans

Description:

These are two identical small oil cans. The spouts are broken off and the bottoms are rusted out.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.24.01

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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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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.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.19.01

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Spring

Spring

Description:

This is a large metal coil spring. It is from a piece of machinery - possibly a truck or tractor.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.17.01

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Water Pump

Water Pump

Description:

This is a water pump for tractor or a large truck.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

p12.22.01

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wheels

wheels

Description:

Metal wheels which are believed to be for a tractor. More research required. These wheels were found in collection (leaning against the machine shed). Object age is estimated.

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Accession #:

013.21.108b

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Cows Drinking Fountain

Cows Drinking Fountain

Description:

These cows drinking fountains are made entirely of metal. They are about 90 cm high and the bottom bowl has a diameter of 30 cm. A small pressure switch in the bottom of this bowl triggers the flow of water. The Gilmores bought the drinking fountain about 1946. Condition: good. The drinking fountain was patented in 1943.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

986.11.02

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