Fire-Escape.

Description:

Patent for improvements in fire-escapes “in which a rope forming part of the device, has its upper end attached within a window or other opening of a building and is connected with apparatus to raise and lower an ascending fireman or other person escaping from the building.” (Lines 16-21) Illustration is included.

Creator(s): Rutledge, William O.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Creation Date: July 7, 1891
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Creator (Inventor):
Rutledge, William O.

William O. Rutledge, of Galveston, Texas.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 7, 1891
  • Accepted: July 7, 1891
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Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Description:

Patent for improvements in fire-escapes “in which a rope forming part of the device, has its upper end attached within a window or other opening of a building and is connected with apparatus to raise and lower an ascending fireman or other person escaping from the building.” (Lines 16-21) Illustration is included.

Physical Description:

[1], 2 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): occupant-actuated brake | descent retarders | sliding carriers
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Fire Escape.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Texas Patents
Identifier:
  • PAT-NO: 455641
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth172740
Resource Type: Patent
Format: Text