Antique hay trolley cloverleaf unloaders; FE Meyer (larger one on the left of main photo), and Hunt Helm Ferris (Starline Brand) from Harvard Illinois (smaller one on the right of main photo). Unloaders also have detaching pulley system. From the hayloft of an historic barn on the Ohio River, salvaged during the archaeological excavations of the Childers and Woods Late Woodland archaeological sites in the 1980s, in Mason County West Virginia, associated with updates to the Gallipolis lock and dam system. The barn was unfortunately destroyed for construction and these wonderful Meyer systems were salvaged prior to that destruction.
Stored in doors since then. From FE Meyer and sons, Ashland Ohio, and Hunt Helm Ferris of Harvard Illinois, circa late 1800s, early 1900s.
In excellent antique original condition and functional. Rust/iron oxide coating, but they were in a barn for nearly 100 years.The item "Antique hay trolley cloverleaf unloaders rails tongs set FE Meyer and Starline" is in sale since Thursday, November 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Pulleys, Block & Tackle". The seller is "sedstrat" and is located in West Linn, Oregon. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.