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London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road King's Cross
London N1 9RT
United Kingdom

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Crab Winch
London Canal Museum
This crab winch was a hand-operated lifting device, used as a platform hoist on an inclined runway from a street to basement. Winches were designed to increase or decrease the... more
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Barrel Ramp
London Canal Museum
This barrel ramp consists of two pieces of timber. On each piece one end is rounded off, whilst the other comes to a flattened point which has a metal plate over it. This hooks... more
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Weighing Machine
London Canal Museum
This type of weighing machine was once very common. It has a simple design with a platform on which a sack of coal, grain, sugar or other commodity can be placed. On the... more  
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Sack or Barrel Barrow
London Canal Museum
This nineteenth century sack barrow was built to carry heavy loads. The barrow is constructed with a steel, upright frame, metal base with metal wheels. Originally, this barrow... more 
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Cant Pole
London Canal Museum
A cant pole, also known as a cant hook, was used for moving pieces of timber. It has a wooden lever handle with a mobile metal hook at one end. The pole was used for lifting... more
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Barrel Lever
London Canal Museum
A barrel lever (right in photo) was used for manoeuvring the barrels containing liquids and dried goods such as gunpowder, wine and spirits. This particular barrel level has... more
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