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AIR HOSE

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; METAL-STEEL; RUBBER;
Description
This 56cm hose has a cast iron connector at one end with a rubber washer inside. The connector or glad hand has visible cast markings 'TA 42761 F' is approximately 13cm in length. At the opposite end of the hose is a 5cm steel threaded pipe with moderate rust and the visible cast marks 'TOP'. Bot…
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
This 56cm hose has a cast iron connector at one end with a rubber washer inside. The connector or glad hand has visible cast markings 'TA 42761 F' is approximately 13cm in length. At the opposite end of the hose is a 5cm steel threaded pipe with moderate rust and the visible cast marks 'TOP'. Both attachments are connected to the hose by a noticeable metal strapping. The rubber hose has the following markings 'CAN.NAT.RLY' 'UNIROYAL Ltd. NR' '5-79' 'SERIAL 3'.
History Of Use
Hoses would run from car to car right down to the caboose in order to provide air for the brakes.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; METAL-STEEL; RUBBER;
Length
74
Circumference
18
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0053.0007
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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AIR HOSE

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; METAL-STEEL; RUBBER;
Description
This 56.5cm hose has a cast iron connector at one end with a rubber washer inside. The connector or glad hand has visible cast markings 'T4317_' is approximately 11cm in length. At the opposite end of the hose is a 3.75cm steel threaded pipe with moderate rust. Both attachments are connected to …
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
This 56.5cm hose has a cast iron connector at one end with a rubber washer inside. The connector or glad hand has visible cast markings 'T4317_' is approximately 11cm in length. At the opposite end of the hose is a 3.75cm steel threaded pipe with moderate rust. Both attachments are connected to the hose by a noticeable metal strapping. The rubber hose has the following markings 'CAN.NAT.RLY' 'UNIROYAL Ltd.' 'NR' 'SERIAL 55' '8-78'.
History Of Use
Hoses would run from railway car to car right down to the caboose in order to provide air for the brakes.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; METAL-STEEL; RUBBER;
Length
71
Circumference
16
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0067.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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AIR HOSE

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; METAL-STEEL; RUBBER;
Description
This 74.5cm hose has a cast iron connector at one end with a rubber washer inside. The connector or glad hand has visible cast markings '16740144' 'CANADA' and is approximately 14.5cm in length. At the opposite end of the hose is a 5cm steel threaded connecting pipe with the visible cast marks 'T…
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
This 74.5cm hose has a cast iron connector at one end with a rubber washer inside. The connector or glad hand has visible cast markings '16740144' 'CANADA' and is approximately 14.5cm in length. At the opposite end of the hose is a 5cm steel threaded connecting pipe with the visible cast marks 'TA17899'. Both attachments are connected to the hose by a noticeable metal strapping. The rubber hose has a red rubber label that is torn and falling off with the following markings 'GENERAL MOTORS OF CANADA' 'LONDON ONTARIO' 'PART NO. 8179570' the rest of the markings are vague and difficult to read.
History Of Use
Hoses would run from railway car to car right down to the caboose in order to provide air for the brakes.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; METAL-STEEL; RUBBER;
Length
95
Circumference
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0068.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Cast Iron Weight

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Description
Circular cast iron weight with the number "25" on the top.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Circular cast iron weight with the number "25" on the top.
Accession No.
1971.29.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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CHAIN

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Chain consists of three large links, each measuring 18cm long and 11cm wide. The circumference of each link is 10cm.
Other Names
CHAIN LINKS
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Chain consists of three large links, each measuring 18cm long and 11cm wide. The circumference of each link is 10cm.
History Of Use
Chain links have multiple purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
11
Length
39.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0049.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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CHAIN

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Chain consists of three large links, each measuring 18cm long and 11cm wide. The circumference of each link is 10cm.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Chain consists of three large links, each measuring 18cm long and 11cm wide. The circumference of each link is 10cm.
History Of Use
Chain links have multiple purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
11
Length
39.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0050.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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CHAIN

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Chain consists of three large links, each measuring 18cm long and 11cm wide. The circumference of each link is 10cm.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Chain consists of three large links, each measuring 18cm long and 11cm wide. The circumference of each link is 10cm.
History Of Use
Chain links have multiple purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0051.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Clamp

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Material
METAL-IRON
Description
Object is a plier-like tool formed of two molded pieces of Iron and double hinged at the top. The heads of the device are similar and opposite. Each head has groves along both sides. When the handles are flipped one way, it created five holes where the head pieces join. They are graduated from smal…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Object is a plier-like tool formed of two molded pieces of Iron and double hinged at the top. The heads of the device are similar and opposite. Each head has groves along both sides. When the handles are flipped one way, it created five holes where the head pieces join. They are graduated from small to large, from top to botton. When the handles are flipped the other way, it creates four double holes graduated from large tat the top to smaller at the bottom. The handles are smooth & narrow. The bottom of one handle is shaped into a screw-driver. The other has a small, open, rectangular metal clip which can be uses to fasten the handles together.
Material
METAL-IRON
Width
4.6cm
Length
29cm 1 side 2.4cm 2nd side
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.31
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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CROWBAR

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Crowbar is long, heavy, steel bar with a tapered point at one end which is slightly mushroomed from use. Opposite end is marked from pounding.
Other Names
LINING BAR
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Crowbar is long, heavy, steel bar with a tapered point at one end which is slightly mushroomed from use. Opposite end is marked from pounding.
History Of Use
Crowbar could possibly have been used as a lining bar to get holes lined up.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
47
Circumference
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0053.0018
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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CROWBAR

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Crowbar is long, heavy steel bar with a tapered chisel point at one end. Opposite end is mushroomed from pounding.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Crowbar is long, heavy steel bar with a tapered chisel point at one end. Opposite end is mushroomed from pounding.
History Of Use
Crowbar could have been used by stone masons, machinists, well diggers, farmers, contractors,blacksmithers, etc.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
44.5
Circumference
10
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0037.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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CROWBAR

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Material
METAL-STEEL; PAINT
Description
Long straight metal crowbar has 36.5cm handle & a 14cm tapered section with a chisel end 3.3cm wide. The head is slightly mushroomed from use. Chisel bit has traces of red paint.
Other Names
PRY BAR
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Long straight metal crowbar has 36.5cm handle & a 14cm tapered section with a chisel end 3.3cm wide. The head is slightly mushroomed from use. Chisel bit has traces of red paint.
History Of Use
Crowbar or pry bar used for multiple uses. This bar was possibly used on the C.N.R. for miscellaneous uses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; PAINT
Length
51
Circumference
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0069.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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CROW BAR

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Crow bar is a long, solid, round, metal pipe with a mushroomed head and the tip is slightly hooked and tapered. There is somewhat of a warp in the bar.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Crow bar is a long, solid, round, metal pipe with a mushroomed head and the tip is slightly hooked and tapered. There is somewhat of a warp in the bar.
History Of Use
Crow bar used for prying things apart.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
54.5
Circumference
7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0062.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Glass Vial

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Description
Skinny, hexagonal-shaped glass vial.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Skinny, hexagonal-shaped glass vial.
Accession No.
1999.6.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Glass Vial

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Description
Small glass vial in the shape of a tiny bottle. Has numbers embossed on it.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Small glass vial in the shape of a tiny bottle. Has numbers embossed on it.
Accession No.
1999.6.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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HOOK

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT; PAINT
Description
Metal hook is cylindrical wrought iron with one tapered end to a point and the rear of hook is four sided which extends for 10cm making a right angle. Traces of black paint.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Metal hook is cylindrical wrought iron with one tapered end to a point and the rear of hook is four sided which extends for 10cm making a right angle. Traces of black paint.
History Of Use
Hook has multiple uses as it was identified by several individuals who all claimed it to be something else. Possibly a meat hook or log hook for forestry purposes. It appears to be blacksmith shop made as it is wrought iron and has traces of original black paint.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT; PAINT
Width
21
Length
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0095.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Jerry Can

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A rectangular, five gallon, metal fuel container. Its colour was originally olive green but wear and rust have changed it to more of a grey. Its handle is made of three metal bars and in front of these is a spout. In the spout is a screw-on metal lid attached to the body of the can with a metal cha…
Subject Access
war
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
A rectangular, five gallon, metal fuel container. Its colour was originally olive green but wear and rust have changed it to more of a grey. Its handle is made of three metal bars and in front of these is a spout. In the spout is a screw-on metal lid attached to the body of the can with a metal chain. The lid has four small loops of metal around the outside of it. Engraved into both the larger sides of the can is a large X.
Narrative
Bought from Bill Alen in Victoria BC, 1960, from a war surplus sale. The Canadian army bought this jerry can from the U.S.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
On one large side side, on top of the X, is a "G" and below the X is "US". On the other large side is a "G" above the X. On the small side opposite the spout is "GAS 86 (Undepherable lettering) 5".
Height
46
Width
14
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2011.11.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Jerry Can

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A rectangular, five gallon, metal fuel container. Its colour was originally orange but wear and rust have changed it to more of a brown with a few orange spots. Its handle is made of three metal bars and in front of these is a spout. In the spout is a screw-on metal lid attached to the body of the …
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
A rectangular, five gallon, metal fuel container. Its colour was originally orange but wear and rust have changed it to more of a brown with a few orange spots. Its handle is made of three metal bars and in front of these is a spout. In the spout is a screw-on metal lid attached to the body of the can with a metal chain. The lid has four small loops of metal around the outside of it. Engraved into both the larger sides of the can is a large X.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
On one large side side, on top of the X, is a "G" and below the X is "US". On the other large side is a "G" above the X.
Height
46
Width
14
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2011.11.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Post-hole Digger

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
A metal post-hole digger consisting of two handles and two shovel blades. The shovel blade attached to the long, light-colored wooden handle and is rigid. The back of the molded iron shaft connecting it to the handle has 'C. E. KOHLER CO.' 'CANTON, O' 'UNIVERSAL' & 'PAT MAR 30 1880' embossed on it…
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
A metal post-hole digger consisting of two handles and two shovel blades. The shovel blade attached to the long, light-colored wooden handle and is rigid. The back of the molded iron shaft connecting it to the handle has 'C. E. KOHLER CO.' 'CANTON, O' 'UNIVERSAL' & 'PAT MAR 30 1880' embossed on it. The other shovel blade is attached to a metal bar which is connected to the tubular metal handle. This handle is attached to the wooden one near the middle. It is positioned at an angle, and designed so that it can be moved up and down. This action moves the dependant shovel blade towards the rigid shovel blade by means of a lever connecting the two blades. This lever has 'D10' impressed on it at the center.
Narrative
'Farm Tools' by Michael Partridge, p. 199.
History Of Use
Metal post-hole digger. Used on the farms to dig holes for posts, etc. Hand excavating tools such as this one were rendered obsolete in the 1900's due to 'earth drilling machinery attached to and driven from the rear of a tractor'. 'Farm Tools' by Michae
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
56
Length
138
Depth
18
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.64.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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School Strap

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Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
RUBBER;
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Description
Long wide school strap with a leather thong.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
Long wide school strap with a leather thong.
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
RUBBER;
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Width
4
Length
38
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.168.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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SHOVEL

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Description
This black metal coal shovel has a wooden scoop handle with grip ends protected by caps and hollow back metal head with a squared mouth. Portion of one piece metal head extends up the wooden handle for support. 'G.T.P.' is stamped on the side of wooden handle.
Category
UNCLASSIFIABLE OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MULTIPLE USE OBJECTS
Description
This black metal coal shovel has a wooden scoop handle with grip ends protected by caps and hollow back metal head with a squared mouth. Portion of one piece metal head extends up the wooden handle for support. 'G.T.P.' is stamped on the side of wooden handle.
History Of Use
This black metal coal shovel was used on the Grand Trunk Pacific.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Height
109
Width
28.5
Depth
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0103.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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