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Description
Wooden sign that reads: "Dominion Government Telegraphs" in black paint, with a wavy line beneath.
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Title
Dominion Government Telegraphs sign
Other Names
Wooden sign
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Used
According to the donation sheet this sign was from the first telegraph office in Smithers. The operator was Bob Barker in 1914.
Period or Date Notes
late 1800s
Description
Wooden sign that reads: "Dominion Government Telegraphs" in black paint, with a wavy line beneath.
Narrative
ca 1890s
History Of Use
Sign from circa 1890s for the Dominion Telegraph system. The donor`s father, Les Buchanan worked for the Dominion Telegraph. Found during the dig of the highway building in 1979. The sign was done with old grease pencil. This rubs off like charcoal.
Accession No.
1979.154.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
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