For sale is an early 1900s antique cast iron and wood DOUBLE WHEEL BLOCK & TACKLE PULLEY. This antique barn pulley has a naturally weathered wood and a large rustic iron hook. This large pulley measures about 13″ inches long overall, and the block wood portion is 5 inches long by 4 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches deep. The bottom of the pulley has a small iron ring. The wood portion of the pulley has been refinished. Both pulley wheels turn freely and are in good working condition. A cool steampunk themed collectible tool. This collectible tool is perfect for your rustic décor or to move your hay bales.
Pulleys make light work of heavy loads. A single pulley can cut the amount of force needed to lift an object in half. Pulleys were typically used to lift bales of hay into the lofts of barns. A double pulley provides twice the force of a single pulley.