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Harness

Harness

Description:

This is a hame for horse harness. The materials include wood and metal.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

013.21.19

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Harness

Harness

Description:

This is a hame for horse harness. Materials include wood, metal and rope.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

013.21.20

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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.

Date of Creation:

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.

Date of Creation:

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.

Date of Creation:

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.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

013.21.07

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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.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.18.01

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Metal Blocks and Tackle

Metal Blocks and Tackle

Description:

These are set chain blocks. They are composed entirely of iron. An inscription labels them "Wesca tested". The first block has two wheels, the second has one. They are used by running a long chain between them. Condition: very rusted.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

986.11.07abc

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Whipple Tree Hook-Up

Whipple Tree Hook-Up

Description:

Whipple tree hook-up. This is a large hook. The attachment looks like a tea cup without a bottom and has a hole in the side of it.

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Accession #:

992.08.02

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Bridle

Bridle

Description:

This is the bridle off horse's equipment. It is made of leather, including the eye patches. The rings and buckles are made of iron (now rusted). It is a leather strap hooked in a circle by rings which can be tightened by a belt like apparatus. It is quite worn.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

985.10.05

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Part of Harness

Part of Harness

Description:

This part of the harness is the long leather hames. It has a chain on one end followed by the leather. A ring then joins the leather to a belt like piece with hole and a buckle. It is very worn.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

985.10.04

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Wooden Block

Wooden Block

Description:

A small block consisting of a rusted steel pulley, with a groove for the rope, fastened in worn and bleached wooden frame by pins on which it once revolved. The block is fastened by pins to a heavy steel hook. Condition: Much rusted and worn. Rust stains mark both sides of the case. Such blocks were used for light work; for example in a hay mow or in raising a butchered animal. Later, this must have been used in the woods. Ivan Knowles found it when he was clearing his land above Battle Creek.

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Accession #:

984.20.01

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Wooden Block

Wooden Block

Description:

Wooden, double sheave Block. Object is believed to be from Devine B.C. from the 1940's.

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Accession #:

010.07.04

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Weight

Weight

Description:

Weight. Consists of two metal discs stacked one on top of the other. The top one has a hole in the center and the lower one has a metal bar with a hook that goes through the top one.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

012.05.30b

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Large Metal Block

Large Metal Block

Description:

This large steel block (pulley) is rusted and made of metal. There is a U-shaped piece of metal at the top of this block which is attached to two pieces of semi heart shaped metal by two pins (one on each end of the U). Near the bottom of the two semi-heart shaped pieces of metal are two octagonal holes (one in each piece of metal). There is an axle put through the holes which hold the pulley between the two pieces of metal and let it turn freely. The metal is in poor condition and bears inscription [barely visible], "Rope master K No. 110R Patents Pending". History: the block dates possibly from the time of Andy Devine (World War II period or later). Recently found by 11 year old Brent when he was looking for mushrooms up the Blackwater road above Oberson's.

Date of Creation:

Accession #:

987.36.01

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