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Creamery Square Heritage Centre

Hayfork


Accession number: ST.2009.04.01
Date: 1850
Materials: Wood
Measurements: 187 cm L x 28 cm W
Narrative: Used by Neil MacKay of Earltown, N.S.
Description: Wooden bodywith two pronged metal fork. Where metal and wood meet a metal loop has attached ring.
History of Use: This tool was used to pitch hay. Loose hay clumps together very easily, therefore few tines were necessary to lift a large mass of hay.