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Object ID 003686

Object Name Red Eagle gasoline can

Object Desc Painted red gasoline can with little sprout and handle, no lids.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002743

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords automobile,car,garage,gasoline can,Eagle container,

Title Red gasoline can

Description Metal gasoline container that has been painted red. Painted red handle as well. Opening at top and a spout. Both opengs have screw on areas for lids, but the lids are not present. Eagle is written in raised lettering near the main opening.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6.5

Circumference 20.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Height does not include handle standing up. Diameter doesn't include the spout.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Eagle

Maker Details A family owned business that has been around since 1894.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2743



Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Paint is chipped along the body. Handle and spout also have chipped paint, espcially badly. Some rust along the edges of the opening.


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 1 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 6 from Room 9, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin