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A Different 66 Foot Steel Land Surveyor Chain, Unknown Maker, Circa 1880

A Different 66 Foot Steel Land Surveyor Chain,  Unknown Maker,  Circa 1880 Engineering photo   Category : Science & Medicine (Pre-1930) > Engineering
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Uploaded by best-salmon on Dec 19, 2016
        
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Category : Science & Medicine (Pre-1930) > EngineeringItem Id: 176660
Maker: unknown
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It consists of 100 individual links connected by iron rings, all 9 brass tally tags (every 10 links) - each shaped to indicate partial chain measurements, and two iron swivel handles
This chain measures 66 feet in length which equals 4 ‘poles’
Edwin Gunter of England initiated its common use for measuring land boundaries in the early 1600s
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