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Care to guess what this tool/wrench is and what was its purpose?..Because I don't have a clue what it is.

I found it while walking along some railroad tracks.







nedkellyM
By looking at the end of the tool, it appears to be a specialty tool for adjusting nuts and bolts for the railway 馃殐
AzlottoM
@nedkelly It very well could be.

Thanks for your reply.
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[b]It fits over the square section rod to work the railway siding[/b]
AzlottoM
@ShenaniganFoodie I think you are correct.

Thanks for your reply.
MougyWolf36-40, M
Upon further contemplation of this while outside sitting on the curb smoking a joint, I realized that this tool you found could probably be used to make the water spray out of the fire hydrant that I was sitting beside, which makes me feel all the more envious of you, lol.

Cheers
AzlottoM
@MougyWolf Lol, Thanks for your reply.
IwillwaitM
@MougyWolf That must be some Curb you're sitting upon. 馃槅
MarineBob56-60, M
Just turns a valve off and on
AzlottoM
@MarineBob Could be.

Thanks for your reply.
Eddiesolds56-60, M
Sounds like a beautiful walk.
AzlottoM
@Eddiesolds It was..Thanks for your reply.
Applepiedom56-60, M
Fire hydrant wrench looks like that
AzlottoM
@Applepiedom It sure does.

Thanks for your reply.
sunnudenow70-79, M
Fire plug handle - maybe.
AzlottoM
@sunnudenow Could be.

Thanks for your reply.
Looks like a valve handle , not a wrench.
It's long for leverage. The hole at the end is to lock it into position, the smaller hole probably had a pin on a chain attached to it.
AzlottoM
@Onestarlitnight Makes sense. Do you think it was used on a steam engine?

Thanks for your reply.
@Azlotto
The square hole is the giveaway, most nuts have six sides but valve stems are square or round as a rule..
My guess would be that it controlled an air pressure line or hydrologics .. such valves would be common on trains of all types as well as the rail cars.
AzlottoM
@Onestarlitnight Thanks again. 馃憤
ConcretedustM
Looks like the part of the mechanism for a sliding door latch, from a goods wagon.
AzlottoM
@Concretedust Yes, it does.

Thanks for your reply.
fanuc201346-50, F
Handle for switching rail sidings. It does look similar to a fire hydrant wrench.
AzlottoM
@fanuc2013 Certainly could be.

Thanks for your reply.
wildbill8336-40, M
looks more like an old stabilizer bar for 3 point hitch
AzlottoM
@wildbill83 It sure does.

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Looks like a wrench that would fit railroad tie screws
AzlottoM
@WhisperingAngel Could be.

Thanks for your reply.
IwillwaitM
Valve for either a ship or water district.
AzlottoM
@Iwillwait It very well could be.

Thanks for your reply.
InHeavenF
...then it is something that broke off a train???? If you don鈥檛 know then how will you figure the right answer? I can just say it looks like a flying saucer handle that fell off from the Moon yesterday 馃馃
@InHeaven But if it fell from the moon yesterday it wouldn't be here yet.鈽猴笍
InHeavenF
Oohh that鈥檚 right@UnderLockDown it actually fell from the Moon last month. Sorry lol They were fixing their flying saucer and dropped it then Azlotto picked it up lol
AzlottoM
A galdot it's used for spinning the thing
AzlottoM
@RunnyMascaraxC LMAO! My guess too.

Thanks for your reply.
InOtterWordsF
It looks like a canal lock key to me
AzlottoM
@InOtterWords It sure does.

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Buildingadoor26-30, F
Murder weapon?
AzlottoM
@Buildingadoor Lol...Could be...I could be arrested for tampering with evidence.

Thanks for your reply.
MougyWolf36-40, M
.... can I touch it?
AzlottoM
@MougyWolf LMAO! Yes, if you wear gloves.

 
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