Beaver Trap
Made by Triumph Trap Company
The steel trap is invented in 1823. Mountain men of the Rockies put it to immediate use acquiring pelts used in making the fashionable top hat. These men set the stage for traders such as Grant and cattlemen like Kohrs.
Metal. L 102, W 15, H 9 cm
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, GRKO 4613

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