Thursday, April 21, 2011

What’s that?

Here's my next entry in the ongoing series of puzzling objects in need of identification and explanation.




Anonymous said...

Probably something to help walk uphill both ways to a call for service.

Anonymous said...

That is the end of the electronic key card that was put into the card reader at entry doors at the 10th & M st. facility (233 S. 10th st). All LPD employees had one and was unique to each employee. I think I may still have mine somewhere. The main reader was at the Service Desk and was J W Kearns little baby.

JNG 242 ret

Steve said...

A very small piano keyboard.

Tom Casady said...


And barefoot, too.


That was fast. Doubt that many of these still exist. How long was it before that system failed entirely, and we just went back to keys?



Anonymous said...


I thought I was the only one that walked uphill both ways to a call for service. Knee-deep snow as I recall on most days. And that was before gore-tex so we actually wore the fur of any wooly-mammal we could kill with our bare hands.


Steve said...


At least you didn't club any baby seals to death. (Strangled them?)

Anonymous said...

will it fit in a game boy?

Anonymous said...

Looks like it could double as an ice scraper in a jam.