Post By Gold Maven
Jul 07, 2012, 06:39 PM
Block and Tackle?
Found this near an old bridge site down by the river circa 1889-1900 weight aprox 100 lbs
Jul 07, 2012, 07:00 PM
Jul 07, 2012, 07:41 PM
it looks like a wheel chair to me.
Jul 07, 2012, 08:09 PM
It's common to find construction items around bridge sites. I have two large jacks found when they replaced a bridge on the Red River in Central Louisiana. Often the construction crews would loose a heavy item that normally fell to the bottom of the river bed or was lost in river mud. Thats a nice large block.
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Jul 08, 2012, 06:42 PM
thanks for the reply,my girlfriend and I had to drag/carry that 100 lbs sonofa up a 200 ft embankment
We found it last year and just reburied it.Upon relocation somebody else had found it and I think we got it in the nick
of time.thinking of selling it but have no idea of the value.
and yes its a sweet dolly
Jul 09, 2012, 01:02 PM
Perhaps a cable stringing rig used for a small or moderate sized suspension bridge.
I can't find an example or suggest exactly how it would be employed. It just has that look.
Jul 10, 2012, 03:30 PM
I think we are stating to narrow it down,awsome
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