Cutting Gauge - Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 900043

Square timber pole with notches of varying widths, depths and spacing cut into it. Probably used to standardise spacings between rails on cattle fences. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.
Long, narrow piece of timber with horizontal and diagonal notches of varying widths, depths and spacing cut into it. One edge has been painted light brown.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 194.00 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Width), 4.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: working life, livestock, rural industry, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Administration & Maintenance at the Newmarket Saleyards, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: hand tools
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987

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