Amberg Depot Exhibit : Milwaukee & Northern Railroad
Title:
15 ton railroad jack
Catalog Number:
1991.103
Description:
Railroad jack —— 15 ton
Size:
H—23 inches
Kid Tales:
Place this jack under the item you desire to lift, put a bar in the handle and push it up and down. Each time you push the jack raises higher. It was used to lift heavy loads up to 30,000 pounds —— about the weight of 15 compact cars.
Subjects:
Railroad maintenance
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