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front Foot Stove

The foot stove, with hot coals stored inside in a metal box, served as a portable heater.
front Fire Engine (pump)

This fire "engine" required workers to operate it and pump water on the fire.
front Auger Bit
c. 1850
The auger bit is used to bore holes in wood.
front Hand Hewn Pulley
c. 1850
A pulley and a rope create a simple machine to lift or pull heavy materials.
front Plane

The plane is used to give a particular shape to a piece of wood.
front Wagon Jack
A wagon jack was used to raise the wagon in order to repair or change a wheel.
front Fire Bucket
c. 1840
The painted leather fire bucket was placed in a convenient place in the house, near the door, to be filled with water to extinguish fires.
front Cake Knife

The cake knife was one of the many specialized pieces of cutlery produced by Lamson & Goodnow Manufacturing of Shelburne Falls.
front Whale-oil Lamp
c. 1840
This pressed-glass lamp to burn whale oil, is impressed with lyres or harps in the font.
front Broad Ax

A broad ax is used to shape a round tree trunk into a square or rectangular timber.


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