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Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19820055000
Material Type
Artifact
Date
1895
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
51.0
Length
42.7 (HANDLES)
Width
6.5 (HINGE)
Description
HAND FORGED STEEL. STAMP MARKED ON SHANK ABOVE HINGE: "A R & C CO." ALSO A MARK REPRESENTING A CLAY PIPE. ITEM APPEARS HAND MADE AND OPERATES LIKE A PAIR OF PINCERS WITH 2 HINGED RIGHT ANGLE HANDLES.
Subjects
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING T&E
RAIL TRANSPORTATION-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
TRANSPORTATION
COAL MINING
History
GIVEN TO DONOR BY FRIEND. USED BY 2 MEN TO LIFT 1 END OF STEEL RAIL WHILE LAYING TRACK. MAY HAVE BEEN USED IN A.R. & C. CO. MINES TO LAY RAIL, OR FOR ITS RAIL LINES.
Catalogue Number
P19820055000
Acquisition Date
1982-08
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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