|Object ID #||1992.027.004|
|Lexicon category||7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact|
|Artist||Weaver Manufacturing Co., Springfield, Illinois|
|Made||Weaver Mfg. Co.|
|Place of Origin||Springfield, Illinois, United States of America|
This is a cantilever WEAVER floor jack for lifting automobiles in a garage. Cantilever = a projecting beam or member supported at only one end (e.g. cantilever bridges). It is a manually-operated floor jack. There are two iron wheels. The jack has a dark green finish, with red showing underneath.
Manufactured by the Weaver Mfg. Co. of Springfield, Illinois.
Owned by and used at the Dornoch, Grey County garage owned by J. Leonard Walsh. J. Leonard Walsh operated his garage at Dornoch, Ontario in the 1930s and 1940s. He was an Imperial Oil representative, starting in the 1920s.
Passed to his nephew, Patrick Sweeney, who used to assist his uncle in the garage.
|Collection||Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||W-27.5 L-177 cm|
|Found||Dornoch, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County|
Walsh, J. Leonard