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Railway Spike

From the Collection of Anglesea and District Historical Society 5B McMillan Street Anglesea Victoria

Description
Rail spike from the Wensleydale rail line. The line ran from Moriac to Wensleydale which closed in 1948 and was dismanatled in 1951. The rail spike is a large nail with offset head used to secure rails and base plates to railroad ties in the track.
Size
L125mm W(top) 35mm D30mm
Object Registration
00887
Keywords
railway spike, wensleydale railway, crampon
Inscriptions & Markings
None
Last updated
7 Aug 2017 at 4:48PM