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teacup and saucer

teacup and saucer

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A ceramic teacup and saucer set. A. The teacup has a picture of a water well. Under the picture it reads " "OLD WATER WHEEL" Quesnel, B.C.,". It's outlined in gold. On the bottom of the teacup it reads "GLADSTONE BONE CHINA MADE IN ENGLAND ESTD OVER 80 YEARS". b. The saucer has a water color picture of a water wheel on it. Under the picture it reads " "OLD WATER WHEEL" Quesnel, B.C.,". On the bottom of the teacup it reads "GLADSTONE BONE CHINA MADE IN ENGLAND ESTD OVER 80 YEARS". These Items belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C.

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Accession #:

017.05.08ab

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Sewing Machine Flywheel

Sewing Machine Flywheel

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Flywheel, possibly from a Singer sewing machine. Found at Port Douglas. The wheel has decorative spokes similar to a sewing machine flywheel.

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013.02.01

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Planet Jr., Seeder

Planet Jr., Seeder

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This item is a seeder. It has a wheel attached to it as well as a blade for drilling a plate for the seeds. A small lever can be turned to select the seed type or to close the planting device. It has a container to hold the seeds that will be planted. Condition: it is rusted and the paint is fading. Inscription: "Plant Jr., U.S.A., No. 4".

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Accession #:

985.04.06

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Magazines

Magazines

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These are a group of magazines donated by the Pemberton & District Public Library. a) "Patterns of Growth - British Columbia Railway" by Pacific Great Eastern, publication date 1983?, b) "Wagon Road North - the story of the Cariboo Gold Rush in Historical Photos" by Art Downs, published 1960, Northwest Digest Ltd. Box 1238, Quesnel B.C., autographed by author, c) "Wagon Road North - historic photographs from the 1863 of the Cariboo Gold Rush by Art Downs, published 1969, Foremast Publishing Company, Surrey B.C. d) "Paddlewheeler on the Frontier - Vol. 1" by Art Downs, published 1967-1971, Foremast Publishing Co. Ltd. Surrey B.C., e) "Paddlewheels on the Frontier - Vol. 2" by Art downs, published 1971, Foremost Publishing, Surrey B.C.

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Accession #:

016.07.01abcde

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Grinder Wheel

Grinder Wheel

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This grinder wheel would be mounted on the edge of a table. It has wooden handle, originally painted red. Turning the handle causes wheel to turn, which sharpens blades.

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012.05.17

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Rims for wheels of ox cart

Rims for wheels of ox cart

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Large heavy rims are of rusted steel. Believed to have been used by the late Carl Abraham Hartzell, who farmed with oxen.

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Accession #:

984.25.01a

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Rims for wheels of ox cart

Rims for wheels of ox cart

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Large heavy rims are of rusted steel. Believed to have been used by the late Carl Abraham Hartzell, who farmed with oxen.

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984.25.01b

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Pelton Wheel

Pelton Wheel

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Pelton wheel manufactured in the 1920's and possibly used around Birken B.C. at the school. Louis Potvin used the pelton wheel to power his home, office and shop since 1962. The unit produced 12,000 watts when connected to a generator.

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Accession #:

010.23.01

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Speed Wrench, Crank Wrench

Speed Wrench, Crank Wrench

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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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Wire Spoke Wheel

Wire Spoke Wheel

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This metal wheel resembles that of a bicycle with spokes and a hub. There is also a tire on the rim. It is a Firestone 4.75-5.00-19 4 ply. The tire has a hole in it and there are no nuts or hub cap for it. The tire has a six hole bolt pattern. Inscription reads "Made in Canada Firestone 4 Ply 4.75-5.00-19 53 Gum Dippett". History: from a Chevrolet earlier than 1936; found near Devine.

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Accession #:

987.26.02

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