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Object TypeTrolley Part
H&FRHS Catalog ID22.22.15
Date or Periodc.1920
Credit LineElizabeth Duke
Earliest Known OwnerCarroll James
Storage LocationOn Loan to Boonsboro Trolley Station Museum
While it cannot be confirmed that this piece was removed from an H&F car, it accompanied several parts removed from H&F #172 and is of the same design as those found on H&F cars.
This hook would have been mounted to the ceiling of a trolley and used to hold the trolley pole down against the spring tension designed to otherwise keep it pressed against the overhead wire. There would be a hook such as this on each end of the car.