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Material
METAL/ALLOY- IRON-CAST; PAINT
Description
Large, heavy, black cast iron pan is a rectangular shape with a rounded bottom. Arced to accommodate wheels this pan has a gradual curve on the inside with the deepest area being 9cm. The pan rests on four small 2cm legs.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Large, heavy, black cast iron pan is a rectangular shape with a rounded bottom. Arced to accommodate wheels this pan has a gradual curve on the inside with the deepest area being 9cm. The pan rests on four small 2cm legs.
History Of Use
Cast iron pan used for swelling spokes on carriages and buggies.
Material
METAL/ALLOY- IRON-CAST; PAINT
Width
14
Length
60
Depth
9.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.0053.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
The basket WAS RETURNED to Leonard George, of Telkwa August 1, 1986 by a person with the initials 'RM'. The basket was blue and white quills on birch bark basket.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
The basket WAS RETURNED to Leonard George, of Telkwa August 1, 1986 by a person with the initials 'RM'. The basket was blue and white quills on birch bark basket.
History Of Use
The basket was made in Northern Ontario by Ojibwa Indians.
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1978.0098.0021
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Wooden box is homemade and is very stained and damaged from use. There is a hole in the bottom and the sides are slightly warped from water damage.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Wooden box is homemade and is very stained and damaged from use. There is a hole in the bottom and the sides are slightly warped from water damage.
History Of Use
The wooden box contained twenty four chisels from the Bayson farm which have now been individually accessioned and displayed on shelf at storage shed.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
25
Width
29.5
Length
55.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.0115.0045
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
GLASS;
Description
A clear glass bottle that isn't completely round in the middle. The neck is short. On the front it says 'WOODWARD CHEMIST LONDON'. On the bottom it has numbers and letters but they are to hard to make out.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A clear glass bottle that isn't completely round in the middle. The neck is short. On the front it says 'WOODWARD CHEMIST LONDON'. On the bottom it has numbers and letters but they are to hard to make out.
Narrative
BOOK: The Award Guide to Collecting Bottles By Nancy Pratt Berkow, pg.10-11 Reference files: BOTTLES
History Of Use
One of the first types of molds used in America was the kind that shaped the bottle up to the shoulder. The bottom was wider than the top and the neck and lip were finished by hand, a procedure that could mean additional blowing. Of this type was the sli
Material
GLASS;
Height
15.3
Width
3.4
Length
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1982.0027.0003 p
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL; FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL - NAILS
Description
Stretcher consists of two round wooden dowels with a 184cm by 51cm section of white canvas stretched across. There are four rounded metal legs on the bottom of stretcher measuring 9.5cm by 9cm. They are connected to a metal brace with a bolt in center, one at each end, allowing the stretcher to u…
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,HUMAN POWERED
Description
Stretcher consists of two round wooden dowels with a 184cm by 51cm section of white canvas stretched across. There are four rounded metal legs on the bottom of stretcher measuring 9.5cm by 9cm. They are connected to a metal brace with a bolt in center, one at each end, allowing the stretcher to unfold to accommodate patient. The white canvas is attached to the wooden sides by many nails extending the length of canvas on either side. There is a small leather 23cm strap near one end of stretcher, it is broken on one end and attached by a screw to the wooden dowel.
History Of Use
Stretcher was used on the C.N.R. to transport casualties as part of the first aid equipment.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL; FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL - NAILS
Width
51
Length
220
Depth
15.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0052.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
Key is similar to alan wrench style with Çcm square head.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Key is similar to alan wrench style with Çcm square head.
History Of Use
Key for turning on equipment.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
1
Length
12.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0053.0009
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
Large hook with an eye and 'O' ring connected. The hook is approximately 10.5cm around and looks handmade.
Other Names
PULLMAN PORTER
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Large hook with an eye and 'O' ring connected. The hook is approximately 10.5cm around and looks handmade.
History Of Use
Handmade sky hook for lifting heavy objects off the floor. Possibly called a Pullman Porter. Hook was painted red or brown.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Length
26
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.0003.0004
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Description
Green wagon has four wooden spoked wheels with steel rims and axel. The surface is flat with no sides other than one bookend at the back of wagon, the other bookend is laying on the surface of wagon along with other miscellaneous junk such as motors and electrical parts.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,ANIMAL POWERED
Description
Green wagon has four wooden spoked wheels with steel rims and axel. The surface is flat with no sides other than one bookend at the back of wagon, the other bookend is laying on the surface of wagon along with other miscellaneous junk such as motors and electrical parts.
History Of Use
This green wagon appears to have been a baggage cart for the C.N. as it originally had two bookend wooden braces at the end. One has broken off and is laying on top of the wagon.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Height
170
Width
117
Length
300
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.0184.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
GLASS; PLASTIC;
Description
A) Small, square-shaped, clear glass bottle with cap. Bottle has 'NABOB' embossed on opposing sides. Other sides blank. Bottom has embossed symbols. B) Cap, red plastic screw-on. Has 'NABOB' embossed across center with 'Food' above and 'Color' beneath. See 1991.25.1
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) Small, square-shaped, clear glass bottle with cap. Bottle has 'NABOB' embossed on opposing sides. Other sides blank. Bottom has embossed symbols. B) Cap, red plastic screw-on. Has 'NABOB' embossed across center with 'Food' above and 'Color' beneath. See 1991.25.1
Narrative
BOOK: The Award Guide to Collecting Bottles By Nancy Pratt Berkow, pg.10-11 Reference files: BOTTLE
History Of Use
One of the first types of molds used in America was the kind that shaped the bottle up to the shoulder. The bottom was wider than the top and the neck and lip were finished by hand, a procedure that could mean additional blowing. Of this type was the sli
Material
GLASS; PLASTIC;
Height
6.2
Width
1.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.0025.0002 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
GLASS; PLASTIC;
Description
A) Small, square-shaped, clear glass bottle with cap. Bottle has 'NABOB' embossed on opposing sides. Other sides blank. Bottom has embossed symbols. B) Cap, yellow plastic screw-on. Has 'NABOB' embossed across center, with 'Food' above and 'Color' beneath. See 1991.25.1
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) Small, square-shaped, clear glass bottle with cap. Bottle has 'NABOB' embossed on opposing sides. Other sides blank. Bottom has embossed symbols. B) Cap, yellow plastic screw-on. Has 'NABOB' embossed across center, with 'Food' above and 'Color' beneath. See 1991.25.1
Narrative
BOOKS: The Award Guide to Collecting Bottles By Nancy Pratt Berkow, pg.10-11 Reference files: BOTTLES
History Of Use
One of the first types of molds used in America was the kind that shaped the bottle up to the shoulder. The bottom was wider than the top and the neck and lip were finished by hand, a procedure that could mean additional blowing. Of this type was the sli
Material
GLASS; PLASTIC;
Height
6.2
Width
1.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.0025.0003 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
GLASS; PLASTIC;
Description
A) Small, square-shaped, clear glass bottle with cap. Bottle has 'NABOB' embossed on opposing sides. Other sides are blank. Bottom has embossed symbols. B) Cap, green plastic screw-on. Has 'NABOB' embossed across center, with 'Food' above and 'Color' beneath. See 1991.25.1
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) Small, square-shaped, clear glass bottle with cap. Bottle has 'NABOB' embossed on opposing sides. Other sides are blank. Bottom has embossed symbols. B) Cap, green plastic screw-on. Has 'NABOB' embossed across center, with 'Food' above and 'Color' beneath. See 1991.25.1
Narrative
BOOK: The Award Guide to Collecting Bottles By Nancy Pratt Berkow, pg.10-11 Reference files: BOTTLES
History Of Use
One of the first types of molds used in America was the kind that shaped the bottle up to the shoulder. The bottom was wider than the top and the neck and lip were finished by hand, a procedure that could mean additional blowing. Of this type was the sli
Material
GLASS; PLASTIC;
Height
6.2
Width
1.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.0025.0004 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A square wooden crate with loose lid. On the front and one side are numbers handwritten in back, each number has been scribbled over. The front panel features a black oval logo with 'CANADIAN BUTTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA' encircling the inside rim, also in black. Above the logo is a black octagonal …
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A square wooden crate with loose lid. On the front and one side are numbers handwritten in back, each number has been scribbled over. The front panel features a black oval logo with 'CANADIAN BUTTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA' encircling the inside rim, also in black. Above the logo is a black octagonal frame with 'REG. NO.4462' inside it. To the left of the octagonal frame is 'CH.NO.' in black print, below that is a handwritten number in blue, that had been scribbled over. Near the bottom, in the left hand corner is 'DATE /' and '56LBS NET' in the right hand corner. The sides have been assembled by dovetail workmanship and the inside of the box had been waxed. The lid of the crate is made up of three slats. The lid sits on the crate.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
29.5
Width
34.5
Length
34.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.0118.0001 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Rectangular wooden crate with yellow label. The label has 'CONTENTS 4/5 VOLUME BUSHEL, OKANAGAN VALLEY, BRAND, CANADIAN, PRODUCT OF CANADA' in blue print and 'PEARS' in red print. The right side of the label shows a pear and the left hand corner shows a red apple with 'B.C.' in white print. The …
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rectangular wooden crate with yellow label. The label has 'CONTENTS 4/5 VOLUME BUSHEL, OKANAGAN VALLEY, BRAND, CANADIAN, PRODUCT OF CANADA' in blue print and 'PEARS' in red print. The right side of the label shows a pear and the left hand corner shows a red apple with 'B.C.' in white print. The apple is encircled by the words 'MOUNTAIN GROWN, FRESH FRUITS AND FRUIT PRODUCTS' in blue print which is highlighted in white. The bottom of the label has a blue stripe across it with 'PACKED AND SHIPPED BY' in white print and 'LAUREL CO-OPERATIVE UNION, KELOWNA, B.C.' is in red print. Along the top of the box, outside of the label is 'BARTLETT, 120, CANADA' in blue print. Another word comes after 'CANADA' but is not readable. Down the left hand side of the box is the #3721222' stamped in blue print.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
22.5
Width
30.6
Length
49.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.0120.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM; METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Description
Multi wire cable with 6cm plug connector on each end. Copper wires inside.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Multi wire cable with 6cm plug connector on each end. Copper wires inside.
History Of Use
Cable connector to CNR signal lights.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM; METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Length
90
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0038.0001.1
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM; METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Description
Multi wire cable with 6cm plug connector on each end. Copper wires inside.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Multi wire cable with 6cm plug connector on each end. Copper wires inside.
History Of Use
Cable connector to CNR signal lights.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM; METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Length
90
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0038.0001.2
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
Singletree iron has a 4.5cm metal collar with small ear loop with 13cm teardrop ring and hook attachment.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Singletree iron has a 4.5cm metal collar with small ear loop with 13cm teardrop ring and hook attachment.
History Of Use
Singletree iron attachment for plow and wagon sets.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
8
Length
19
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0039.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Description
This push car handle has a 43cm curved metal brace and a 48.5cm round wooden handle. The middle of the wooden handle is bolted to the metal brace or arm which has a slotted end with a square hole to bolt to push car mechanism.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
This push car handle has a 43cm curved metal brace and a 48.5cm round wooden handle. The middle of the wooden handle is bolted to the metal brace or arm which has a slotted end with a square hole to bolt to push car mechanism.
History Of Use
This handle comes from the manual powered push cars used on the C.N.R.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Length
48
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0071.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL; PAINT
Description
Switch indicator is a flat, round, yellow, metal plate with two holes in it adjacent to each other, on opposite sides.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Switch indicator is a flat, round, yellow, metal plate with two holes in it adjacent to each other, on opposite sides.
History Of Use
Switch indicator was located on top of rail switch stand for the CNR. This yellow round plate would indicate if the rail switch was thrown. When it faced the train, obvious to the engineer the switch was thrown.
Material
METAL-STEEL; PAINT
Depth
0.5
Diameter
Top: 21.5
Circumference
70
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0072.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
The rail plug is made of a tightly pressed grey paper in a shape similar to an upside down 'T'. The overall shape is identical to the end of a train rail with a straight bottom edge and a rounded top. Visible markings 'PORTEC, INC.' '4-83' '85 C.P.' 'U.S.A.'.
Manufacturer
PORTEC,INC.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Place Of Manufacture
UNITED STATES
Description
The rail plug is made of a tightly pressed grey paper in a shape similar to an upside down 'T'. The overall shape is identical to the end of a train rail with a straight bottom edge and a rounded top. Visible markings 'PORTEC, INC.' '4-83' '85 C.P.' 'U.S.A.'.
History Of Use
Rail plugs were used between the heads of rails when laying tracks to allow for a smoother surface for the train. In the winter the rails would contract and in the summer the rails would expand, the rail plugs provided solid joins.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Height
12.5
Width
0.5
Length
12.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0078.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Tie plate is a large, flat, rectangular metal plate with four square holes for spikes. On the bottom of the plate are four ridges extending the full length of the plate. On the top of plate there is one 1cm ridge in alignment with one set of spike holes. Visible cast markings 'C.N.R.' '-Y-' '928…
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Tie plate is a large, flat, rectangular metal plate with four square holes for spikes. On the bottom of the plate are four ridges extending the full length of the plate. On the top of plate there is one 1cm ridge in alignment with one set of spike holes. Visible cast markings 'C.N.R.' '-Y-' '928' 'UNE 3 1913 LUN'.
History Of Use
Tie plate was used on the railway ties on the C.N.R. It was four thin lips on the under surface which prevented it from slipping on the ties once they were bolted down. The rails were placed on the tie plates and then attached together.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
18
Length
25.5
Depth
1.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0079.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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