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Ice tongs
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Ice tongs

Object 981.033.001

Ice tongs

Ice tongs

A pair of metal tongs used to haul large blocks of ice from the Mackenzie River to the Fort Good Hope nursing station where the ice was stored in a cork-insulated icehouse. The nursing station was built in 1955 by the federal government.

Object Details
Accession No.981.033.001
MakerGifford and Wood Company, Hudson, New York, USA
Culture
Region
LocationFort Good Hope, Mackenzie River
Date1950s
Ice saw
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Ice saw

Object 979.034.004 a,b

Ice saw

Ice saw

An ice saw with a long steel blade and a wood and metal handle. This saw was used by the RCMP in Fort Providence to cut ice blocks for food preservation, and to access their winter water supply.

Object Details
Accession No.979.034.004 a,b
MakerHenry Disston and Sons, Toronto, Ontario
Culture
Region
LocationFort Providence, Mackenzie River
Datec. 1910-1940
Washing machine
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Washing machine

Object 988.021.001 a

Washing machine

Washing machine

A hand-powered washing machine with gear mechanism, handle and a barrel-shaped body. The machine was owned by Marie-Celine Bouvier, who did laundry for the the Royal Canadian Signal Corps, the US Signal Corps and the RCMP.

Object Details
Accession No.988.021.001 a
MakerWashington Washer Co. Ltd
Culture
Region
LocationFort Providence, Mackenzie River
Date1940s