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Material
GLASS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Abnormally large light 1000 watt light bulb, used as a street light. You can clearly see the wire filaments inside.
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Title
1000 Watt Bulb
Manufacturer
Sylvania
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
LIGHTING DEVICE
Place Of Manufacture
Courtenay, BC
Description
Abnormally large light 1000 watt light bulb, used as a street light. You can clearly see the wire filaments inside.
Narrative
Katherine Parrish is the wife of Mike Parrish, who worked for BC Power Authority & BC Hydro for 38 years. This bulb came from Courtenay, where these lights were changed over to the new incandescent lights.
History Of Use
Used in street lights
Material
GLASS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Length
31
Diameter
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2014.9.1
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