HomeEquipmentUnique or Special Purpose toolse Stretcher Stretcher By Hugo Simberg – The Finnish National Gallery has created and shares this file from the Ahlström Collection collection. Photograph: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen. File info., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=686532 Source Adventurer’s Armory A stretcher allows two people to share the burden of carrying one heavy object. You can also use it to drag a load you couldn’t carry on your own. A stretcher holds up to 300 pounds.