Car Stop

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A yellow car stop consisting of a long piece of metal and another smaller piece that swivels up slightly. The piece that swivels consists of a long shaft that fits in a groove and a wider piece at one end of the shaft. There are two sets of two metal pieces pointing downward from the long piece. …
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
A yellow car stop consisting of a long piece of metal and another smaller piece that swivels up slightly. The piece that swivels consists of a long shaft that fits in a groove and a wider piece at one end of the shaft. There are two sets of two metal pieces pointing downward from the long piece. There are three pieces of metal pointing upward on the end of the long piece, all of which end in one flat piece with three bumps on either side.
History Of Use
The stop car was used on the Smithers railroad. The stop was put on railway tracks to help stop rail cars.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
18
Width
15.5
Length
50
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.23.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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