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Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRONZE PLATED STEEL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19830014000
Material Type
Artifact
Date
1983
Materials
BRONZE PLATED STEEL, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Height
4.9
Length
75.5
Width
36.2
Description
GOLD & NATURAL WOOD. GOLD COLOURED PICK WITH BROWN WOODEN HANDLE. INSCRIPTION ON PICK READS: "PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE GALT STERNWHEELER CENTENNIAL REENACTMENT, 1983. LETHBRIDGE TO MEDICINE HAT - HISTORIC TRAILS SOCIETY OF LETHBRIDGE". PICK IS LOOSE. HANDLE IS SCRATCHED & WORN ON BOTTOM AS WELL AS THE TOP WHERE HANDLE JOINS GOLD PIECE.
Subjects
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING T&E
DOCUMENTARY ARTIFACT
Historical Association
COAL MINING
COMMEMORATIVE
History
COMMEMORATES THE LAUNCHING OF THE FIRST STERNWHEELER AT COALBANKS, NOW LETHBRIDGE. SEE ALSO THE LETTER FROM BRUCE HAIG OF THE HISTORIC TRAILS SOCIETY, TO MAYOR A.C. ANDERSON REQUESTING HIS ATTENDANCE AT THE LAUNCHING CELEBRATION AND FUNDING.
Catalogue Number
P19830014000
Acquisition Date
1983-04
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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