A steel rafting or dog spike, painted red. These were used in the kauri logging industry to link a number of logs together, particularly when transporting logs by water. The spike is driven into the log and chain is threaded through the ring at the top. Spike has a distorted loop at top.
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Spike and Ring, 2010.58. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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