Apparatus for Oiling Railway-Tracks.

Description:

Patent for improvements in mechanism for “applying oil to curves and switches of street railway tracks” (lines 6-7) by using an “oil-tank [that] is arranged in the upper position of the hood or shield over the car-wheel. The valve is in the bottom of the oil-space and may be controlled by a lever arranged to turn or lift in the valve, and under the valve is arranged the oiling-wheel, which runs lightly on the track or face of the car-wheel and applied the oil." (Page 2, lines 69-76) Includes illustration.

Creator(s): Ennis, Thomas L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
Creation Date: August 4, 1891
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Creator (Inventor):
Ennis, Thomas L.

Thomas L. Ennis, of El Paso, Texas.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 4, 1891
  • Accepted: August 4, 1891
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
Description:

Patent for improvements in mechanism for “applying oil to curves and switches of street railway tracks” (lines 6-7) by using an “oil-tank [that] is arranged in the upper position of the hood or shield over the car-wheel. The valve is in the bottom of the oil-space and may be controlled by a lever arranged to turn or lift in the valve, and under the valve is arranged the oiling-wheel, which runs lightly on the track or face of the car-wheel and applied the oil." (Page 2, lines 69-76) Includes illustration.

Physical Description:

[4], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): wheel lubricators | telescoping tubes | adjustable bearings
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Apparatus for Oiling Railway Tracks.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Texas Patents
Identifier:
  • PAT-NO: 457045
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth172755
Resource Type: Patent
Format: Text