Single Whiffle Tree, Circa 1910


Description
Media Type:
Object
Description:
This is a single wooden whiffletree with what appear to be hand forged iron ends and rings.
Notes:
Whiffletrees (Also called Whippletrees) are used to distribute the force from a point load to the chains or straps on each side of the harness. The center of the bar is connected to the load and the ends to the harness. These are usually used when pulling plows, wagons or carriages.
Date of Original:
Circa 1910
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Artifact Collection
Collection:
Local History
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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Single Whiffle Tree, Circa 1910


This is a single wooden whiffletree with what appear to be hand forged iron ends and rings.