Iron Tag

  • Object: Scythe

    Object: Scythe

    Oct 04, 2018

    The scythe has been around for centuries. Scythes are used as a tool for harvesting crops, such as wheat, or cutting away unwanted weeds, or tall grass. The scythe has a curved razor-sharp iron blade attached to the end of [...]

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  • Object: Compass (Compass replica)

    Object: Compass (Compass replica)

    Oct 01, 2018

    Exploration is how many countries were born, without exploration we would not have the United States, we would not have the technologies, foods or even cultures that we experience today. Yet, every good explorer needs tools to help them navigate [...]

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  • Object: Iron

    Object: Iron

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0291b Iron American Date: Late 19th/Early 20th century Materials: iron, wood This is a small metal iron, referred to as a sadiron. It was donated by Sister Alexandrine, whose family immigrated to Texas from Silesia in the late 19th century. [...]

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  • Object: Cattle brand

    Object: Cattle brand

    Sep 25, 2018

    Photo via: Library of Congress: John C. Grabill Collection (LOT 3076) This hand-forged branding iron consists of the letters “L” and “S” which is believed to have been used at the La Sirena (Spanish for The Mermaid) Ranch in Mexico. [...]

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