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Title
 
Dan's Pitching Tool
1960s
Description
 
A Pitching Tool used by Dan Dempsey when he was building new roads in the centre of Croydon in the 1960s. Dan Dempsey worked on the construction of both the Croydon underpass in 1964 and the flyover in 1969. The pitching tool was used for cutting kerbs or paving stones. At that time the majority of work was done by hand.
Object Name
 
tool
Date
 
1960-1970
Material
 
metal
Measurements
 
whole: 202 x 50 x 22mm
Theme
 
Home & Community | Natural & Built Environment
Location
 
Museum of Croydon | Area 5 | Kiosk 5
Type
 
MUSEUM OBJECTS
Level
 
Item
Repository
 
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service