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1. Screwdriver Screwdriver Equipment; Hand forged; Screwdriver; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop; Blacksmithing; Iron; Hand made screwdriver with 5" oval handle. Painted black with a twisted head. 13" long.

2. Wrench, Automotive Wrench, Automotive Ford; Industrialization; Wrenches; Assembly-line methods; Automobiles; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop; Blacksmithing; Model T; Two headed wrench, marked "Ford" on the obverse, "1917" on the reverse. Probably used for a Model T. Found in the Chesebro blacksmith shop.

3. Welding Torch Welding Torch United States; Ironwork; Car repair; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Early American technology This is a two part welding torch. The connections are made with nuts. It has two 1" diameter adjusting air cocks and a 3" lever. There is threading on the bottom. A brass tag hangs off to the side stating,...

4. Capp Blacksmith Advertisement Capp Blacksmith Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Forge shops; Plows; Advertisements T.F. Capp owned a blacksmith shop at 303 with Washington where he did horseshoeing and repaired plows.

5. Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Building Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Building McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Forge shops; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Horses; Advertisements; Horseshoes The building of Ralph with Sellman's blacksmith shop was at 107 S. Madison in Bloomington.

6. Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Advertisement Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Forge shops; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Horses; Advertisements; Horseshoes Ralph with Sellman's blacksmith shop was at 107 S. Madison in Bloomington.

7. Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Inside Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Inside McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Forge shops; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Horses; Horseshoes Horses stand in waiting as horseshoes hang on the wall inside Ralph with Sellman's blacksmith shop.

8. Hardy Hardy United States; Ironwork; Forge shops; Forging tools; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths Wedge shaped tool with three groove marks 1.125" long on the wedge face.

9. Parallel Calked Horseshoes Vs. Perpendicular Calked Horseshoes Parallel Calked Horseshoes Vs. Perpendicular Calked Horseshoes United States; Farriers; Transportation; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Ironwork; Horses; Horseshoes; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop Calks are knob-like structures that are placed on a horseshoe to keep the horse from slipping. Calks are placed on the ends of the shoe and/or on the toe. Parallel calked horseshoes have their calking...

10. Poker Poker United States; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Ironwork; Wagon shops; Wagon box rod This is one end of a wagon box rod that has been crafted into a poker.

11. Side Weight Horseshoes Side Weight Horseshoes United States; Farriers; Horses; Hoof; Hooves; Ironwork; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Early American transportation; One side of the shoe was longer than the other, either the left or the right depending on which hoof of the horse it was placed on. The long side of the side weight shoe was always closest to the inside...

12. Spoke Puller; Spoke Dog Spoke Puller; Spoke Dog United States; Wheelwrighting; Early American transportation; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Shopmade tools The spoke puller has two iron pieces which are bolted together so that they pivot. One piece is twisted 90 degrees and is curved and sharpened. The other piece has a hook fashioned at one end.

13. Blunt Calked Horseshoes Vs. Sharp Calked Horseshoes Blunt Calked Horseshoes Vs. Sharp Calked Horseshoes United States; Farriers; Ironwork; Blacksmiths; Blacksmithing; Horses; Calking; Hooves Calks were knob-like structures placed on a horseshoe to prevent a horse from slipping. Blunt calks are box shaped, the top being most obviously flat. Sharp calks come to a point at the top and look triangular...

14. Forged Iron Ring Forged Iron Ring United States; Blacksmiths; Blacksmithing; Ironwork; Early American trades; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop This is a three inch diameter ring forged in the Chesebro blacksmith shop.

15. King of the Speedway and Queen of the Speedway Horseshoes King of the Speedway and Queen of the Speedway Horseshoes United States; Farriers; Horses; Ironwork; Hooves; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; The King of the Speedway and the Queen of the Speedway are both brands of a very light, thin, and smooth racing horseshoe.

16. 8 Drawer Cabinet 8 Drawer Cabinet United States; Homemade furniture; Wooden cabinets; Horseshoe nail boxes; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths This is an 8 drawer cabinet made using horseshoe nail boxes as drawers. The drawers are furnished with white porcelain 1" diameter drawer pulls held with a bolt and nut. There is no back to the cabinet....
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