Rough Locks

$100.00

Description

20 inches long – Exact replica of a Conestoga Wagon rough lock except downsized to fit a standard wheel. Shown locked on top of wheel for display purposes but it locks on the bottom of the wheel. Used in conjunction with wheel locks on very steep grades to slow down the sliding wagon and to help keep from wearing out the tire. Fits a 1 3/4 inch wide x 2 3/4 wheel. Handmade in our Blacksmith Shop. Can custom make any size.

$100.00 each

An interesting historical note is that it was against the law to use rough locks on the old turnpikes because it tore the road up too bad.