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Object Name Yoke, Animal
Catalog Number 1990.14.28
Date 1870-1940
Material(s) Wood/Iron
Dimensions H-9.25 W-48.5 D-5.5 inches
Description This is a large, wooden double yoke that has two large holes pierced in both sides of the bow where the metal bow harnesses once attached. On the bottom center the iron pin is secured by an "S" plate and three wire nails driven through the holes in both tangs of the pin. There is a iron hoop attached through this loop on the pin.
Notes From the Lawrence County farm of the Gambill family operated by Dr. Henry H. Gambill, his twin brother Dr. John Gambill, and Henry's son Charles(the donor). The farm operated from the early 1800s through the 1940s, although the tools only span from the 1870s through the 1940s.
Collection Charles Gambill and Anna L. G. Stinson Collection
People Gambill, Henry H. Dr.
Gambill, John Dr.
Gambill, Charles
Gambill Family
Subjects Animal teams
Animal training
Farm equipment
Farm life
Search Terms Lawrence County (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS