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Pliers-type saw-set used to bend saw teeth sideways (left and right alternately) so they cut a groove wider than the blade itself. Reportedly made by the automobile manufacturer, Walter P. Chrysler. As a young man, Chrysler worked as a mechanic's apprentice in the Union Pacific Railroad shops in Ellis, Kansas (his hometown). He made many of his own tools.
Date: between 1890 and 1910
Item Number: 220964
KSHS Identifier: 1958.77.9
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Union Pacific
Business and Industry - Railroad - Construction and maintenance
Collections - Museum
Date - 1890s
Date - 1900s
Objects and Artifacts - Tools & Equipment for Materials - Metalworking - Saw Set
Places - Cities and towns - Ellis
Places - Counties - Ellis
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts