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Object Name Hook, Cant
Catalog Number 1993.8.304
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wrought and cast iron;
Dimensions H-15 W-2.5 D-2.75 inches
Description This is a wrought iron curved hook with heavy tapered tooth on one end. The other end swivels from bolt in a cast iron bracket for stock. The stock is missing. It is painted black and there is a screw hole in the bracket.
Notes Used by loggers to roll and turn logs, not invented until 1856
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Logging
Timber
Timber industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS