Spanner, Bridge

Production date
Circa 1960s
A large heavy iron spanner with a 1.8m long handle with a circular hole at one end and a large set of jaws at the other. " 21 June 1965 / UUNet / Spanner Used by / Bridge Builders " is written on a small paper label attached to handle.
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Circa 1960s
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This spanner is thought to have been used to tighten the large nuts on an old truss bridge at Okoki. However there is still some debate about this as another spanner in a private collection may be the one which was actually used.
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