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Point of connection, Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraph Lines, Fort Fraser, B.C.

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Date Range
April 17, 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0251a
P0251b
Accession No.
1979.7.177
Physical Description
1 b&w reprint: 13 x 9 cm
1 b&w reprint: 25 x 20 cm
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F30; F31
Date Range
April 17, 1914
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraph
Geographic Access
Fort Fraser, B.C.
Notes
On the back of P0251a is written: Erection of last telegraph pole between [?] and Prince Rupert in 1914 at Fort Fraser, B.C. Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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