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Other Name
GAS MASK CANISTER
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
TIN, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P19960010002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GAS MASK CANISTER
Date
1941
Materials
TIN, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
1
Height
17.4
Length
11.8
Width
7.4
Description
TIN GAS MASK CANISTER, PAINTED RED. FOUR RIBS AROUND TOP PORTION OF CAN, WITH EIGHT VERTICAL RIBS AROUND BOTTOM. TWO SLOTS AT BOTTOM SIDE. TOP EMBOSSED WITH "20/1/42 STB 154" AND ENGRAVED WITH "GSW MACDONALD PLANT TORONTO". BOTTOM ENGRAVED WITH "GSW NO 4A 1941" AND EMBOSSED "AC/4 E/V1". WIRE STRUNG AROUND NECK OF CANISTER, CONNECTING ALUMINUM RING AND SLOTTED DISC. DISC ENGRAVED "1941". PAINT IS SCRATCHED AND WORN THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
BIOLOGICAL T&E
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING T&E
Historical Association
COAL MINING
History
FOUND BY DONOR IN COAL MINE ON HIS SUMMER PROPERTY IN BEAVER MINES AREA, WHICH HE SOLD UPON HIS RETIREMENT TO THE WEST COAST IN 1997. MINE CLOSED JUST POST-WWII, DUE TO LOW GRADE OF COAL.
Catalogue Number
P19960010002
Acquisition Date
1996-03
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
TOW ROPE
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, SISAL (BALER TWINE?)
Catalogue Number
P19770336000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TOW ROPE
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
STEEL, SISAL (BALER TWINE?)
No. Pieces
1
Length
589.7
Diameter
15.2
Description
LOOPED AT BOTH ENDS; EACH LOOP REINFORCED WITH STEEL INSERT. LARGE SOLID STEEL HOOK FIXED TO ONE END OF LOOPS. ROPE BADLY WORN & FRAYED.
Subjects
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING T&E
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
COAL MINING
History
PROBABLY USED IN COALMINING INDUSTRY AS HAULAGE OR HOISTING ROPE.
Catalogue Number
P19770336000
Acquisition Date
1977-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
COAL SHOVEL
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19693908000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
COAL SHOVEL
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Length
108.4
Width
38.5
Description
STEEL BLADE, OAK HANDLE THAT IS WORN AND SPLITTING ALONG GRAIN. WELDED MEND & HOLE IN UPPER RIGHT SIDE OF BLADE. HANDLE HAS STEEL BRACKETS WITH THREE NOTCHES JUST BELOW HANDLE. BOLT ON BOTH SIDES AGAINST THE GRAIN. RUST. CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING T&E
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
COAL MINING
History
USED IN AREA COAL MINE.
Catalogue Number
P19693908000
Acquisition Date
1969-04
Collection
Museum
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