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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

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Two prong hay fork, Stockholm. c. 1940

Two prong hay fork, Stockholm. c. 1940

Item 19530 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Two pronged hay fork used for sifting through hay to find rocks and other things that do not belong and to dig hay to feed animals.


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Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930

Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930

Item 19542 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Hand sickle used for cutting grain.


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Lug wrench handle. Stockholm. c. 1940

Lug wrench handle. Stockholm. c. 1940

Item 19534 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Lug wrench handle used as a handle to turn a lug wrench.


4
Screwdriver, Stockholm,  c.1940

Screwdriver, Stockholm, c.1940

Item 19547 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Old screw driver with the handle made out of cork.


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Tin Snips, Stockholm. c. 1930

Tin Snips, Stockholm. c. 1930

Item 19556 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Tin snips. The end very large and bulky.


6
Shoe form for repairing shoes, Stockholm. c. 1930

Shoe form for repairing shoes, Stockholm. c. 1930

Item 19548 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Shoe repair stand used to keep shoes steady while repairing them.


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Iron tongs, Stockholm. c.1940

Iron tongs, Stockholm. c.1940

Item 19557 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Iron tongs used for making nails or other metal products in a forge.


8
Battery voltage tester. Stockholm. c. 1900

Battery voltage tester. Stockholm. c. 1900

Item 20073 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Battery voltage tester used for testing batteries.


9
Crooked knife, Stockholm. c.1930

Crooked knife, Stockholm. c.1930

Item 19528 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Carving knives that they used to skin cattle, deer, moose, and bear.


10
Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930

Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930

Item 19524 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Adzes. A tool used when building log cabins.


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Hand made steel hook, Stockholm. c. 1940

Hand made steel hook, Stockholm. c. 1940

Item 19531 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Meat hooks used to hang dead animals for processing.


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Hay press, Stockholm, ca. 1920

Hay press, Stockholm, ca. 1920

Item 15733 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Hay press. After the hay was cut and dried it was sent to the hay press and they would press it into large bales. The hay was taken to the barn for storage. (1 of 4 images.)


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Hay press, view 2, Stockholm. c.1920

Hay press, view 2, Stockholm. c.1920

Item 15734 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Hay press. (2 of 4 images.)


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Hay press, view 3, Stockholm. c. 1920

Hay press, view 3, Stockholm. c. 1920

Item 15735 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Hay press. (3 of 4 images.)


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Hay press, view 4, Stockholm. c.1920

Hay press, view 4, Stockholm. c.1920

Item 15736 info
Stockholm Historical Society

Hay press. (4 of 4 images.)


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