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WOODEN PULLEY

From the Collection of Clunes Museum 36 Fraser Street Clunes Victoria

Description
Wooden Pulley with ropes attached. Pulley has rope bound round outside to form a metal lined loop to attach to hook above and one lead reinforced loop to attach load to be lowered. The grooved wheel in centre of pulley houses the rope or to attach the load for transport.
Size
Pulley 16 x 12cm Loose rope 750cm
Object Registration
1644
Historical information
This wooden pulley was used in mineshafts. The pulley is a wheel with a grooved rim inside a wooden frame for carrying a rope, turning in the frame and serving to change the direction of, or transmit power, as in pulling at one end of the line to raise a weight or object at the other end.
Last updated
1 Apr 2019 at 11:33AM