Oakville Images
Buggy Jack


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
When people needed to remove the wheel of a buggy, by lifting the lever of the buggy jack then positioning the jack under the buggy axle, pushing down on the lever would lift the buggy off the ground so the wheel could be easily removed. Simple and a touch of genius! It still works as smoothly as it did in the era of horse and buggy.

The buggy jack was shown by Irene Saunders at the September 2012 Heritage Day open house of the Trafalgar Township Historical Society at the schoolhouse in Palermo, Oakville.
Notes:
Over the years, local historian Irene Saunders has tape recorded many old friends and saved their stories. She is author of the 2012 book, The Early Years of Ford Oakville Assembly Plant.
Date Of Event:
September 2012
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Irene Saunders
Local identifier:
TTRMW000205
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.43341 Longitude: -79.78293
Donor:
Irene Saunders
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Buggy Jack
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email
WWW address

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Buggy Jack


When people needed to remove the wheel of a buggy, by lifting the lever of the buggy jack then positioning the jack under the buggy axle, pushing down on the lever would lift the buggy off the ground so the wheel could be easily removed. Simple and a touch of genius! It still works as smoothly as it did in the era of horse and buggy.

The buggy jack was shown by Irene Saunders at the September 2012 Heritage Day open house of the Trafalgar Township Historical Society at the schoolhouse in Palermo, Oakville.