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Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
A silver coloured metal watering can with a dent on one side and a rusty lid. Also as a metal handle with a wooden grip.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A silver coloured metal watering can with a dent on one side and a rusty lid. Also as a metal handle with a wooden grip.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Height
10.5
Circumference
71
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.20.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Item is a wooden handled drain cleaner. One end has a cylindrical metal cap which is affixed with a screw. The other end has a twisted metal attachment, which presumably would be inserted into the drain and twisted to free up clogged material. An "H" is carved into the twisted base end, and an "O" …
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Item is a wooden handled drain cleaner. One end has a cylindrical metal cap which is affixed with a screw. The other end has a twisted metal attachment, which presumably would be inserted into the drain and twisted to free up clogged material. An "H" is carved into the twisted base end, and an "O" is carved into the top cylinder cap.
Length
41.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1998.9.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-IRON
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A large wooden object consisting of 5 long pieces joined together at various angles with metal bolts and braces. One of the long pieces has jagged cuts on one side; long sections are joined together at the top and sandwiched between two oval pieces with 4 bolts. There is a wooden wheel at one end.
Other Names
buggy jack
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A large wooden object consisting of 5 long pieces joined together at various angles with metal bolts and braces. One of the long pieces has jagged cuts on one side; long sections are joined together at the top and sandwiched between two oval pieces with 4 bolts. There is a wooden wheel at one end.
Material
METAL-IRON
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2018.20.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
"Oliver Farm Truck and Wagon Gears" white and red pamphlet. Seven seperate models throughout the booklet with a photo and description on each item.
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Title
Farm Trucks and Wagon Gears
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
"Oliver Farm Truck and Wagon Gears" white and red pamphlet. Seven seperate models throughout the booklet with a photo and description on each item.
Accession No.
1993.11.55
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A small spade shovel with metal head inserted into a wood shaft and a plastic handle. This type of handle is referred to as the 'D' handle. D handled shovels are in contrast to 'staff' shovels which are longer, have no conventional handle, and are gripped along their shaft. This item blonged to (?)…
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Title
Treeplanting Shovel
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A small spade shovel with metal head inserted into a wood shaft and a plastic handle. This type of handle is referred to as the 'D' handle. D handled shovels are in contrast to 'staff' shovels which are longer, have no conventional handle, and are gripped along their shaft. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.
Inscriptions
"[illegible] TEMPERED" is written on the metal part where it connects to the wooden shaft
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2017.126.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
This is a long handled mattock with a flat yellow metal head. It has a wooden handle that is gently curved. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.…
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Title
Treeplanting Mattock
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This is a long handled mattock with a flat yellow metal head. It has a wooden handle that is gently curved. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then. According to donor mattocks began to be used 50 years ago and were used up until recently for tree planting.
Accession No.
2017.126.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Hay knife is a wide, saw like tool with two separate 10cm wood handles and a 55cm jagged blade. The slightly curved blade with large chunky teeth are sharp on the outer edge.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Hay knife is a wide, saw like tool with two separate 10cm wood handles and a 55cm jagged blade. The slightly curved blade with large chunky teeth are sharp on the outer edge.
History Of Use
Hay knife works like a saw to cut portions of hay from the haystack.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
14
Length
82
Depth
1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth measurement pertains to blade.
Accession No.
1996.37.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Curved metal tongs with rounded metal handles, and ending in two points. Joined in the centre by a screw.
Other Names
hay baling tongs
hay lifting tongs
ice tongs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Curved metal tongs with rounded metal handles, and ending in two points. Joined in the centre by a screw.
History Of Use
These tongs were likely used for lifting hay bales, but could also be ice tongs. Staff determined they were likely for hay as they allowed for an object of a larger circumference to be lifted than other ice tongs in the collection, but exact use remains undetermined.
Width
48
Length
91
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Total lenth from end of the hook to end of handle measured
width is the width across the tongs when they are in their most upright and closed position
Accession No.
2017.110.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 85 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29 cm by 6 cm and is still quite sharp.…
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Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 85 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29 cm by 6 cm and is still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end, grey in color and wearing due to age.
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
13
Length
98
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has an oval wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade is slightly chipped but still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and …
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Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Bush or brush hook has an oval wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade is slightly chipped but still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and is in good condition.
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2018.65.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL ALLOY/UNKNOWN
Description
Shovel with a wooden handle and a metal scoop. The scoop is rounded and very worn from use, especially at the tip which has a very thin edge. The wooden handle fits into the scoop and is attached by two bolts. Stamped into the metal towards the bottom of the handle: "FOX2".
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Other Names
Spade
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Shovel with a wooden handle and a metal scoop. The scoop is rounded and very worn from use, especially at the tip which has a very thin edge. The wooden handle fits into the scoop and is attached by two bolts. Stamped into the metal towards the bottom of the handle: "FOX2".
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL ALLOY/UNKNOWN
Accession No.
1984.5.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Description
Metal axe with a long wooden handle. The axe head is flat and double-sided with two blades and a hole through the center, which the wooden handle fits into. The handle is wide at the top and bottom with a slightly tapered length. Two strips of black electrical tape have been wrapped around the hand…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal axe with a long wooden handle. The axe head is flat and double-sided with two blades and a hole through the center, which the wooden handle fits into. The handle is wide at the top and bottom with a slightly tapered length. Two strips of black electrical tape have been wrapped around the handle.
Material
METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Width
23.6
Length
90.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.165.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 91.5 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29.5 cm by 9.5cm and is still quite sha…
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Manufacturer
Collins & Co
Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1826
End Date
1950
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Collins & Co. records held by the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 91.5 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29.5 cm by 9.5cm and is still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and is wearing due to age. Stamped on blade is "COLLINS & CO / HARTFORD" and "LEGITIMUS"
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
26.5
Length
103
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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