Date: November 18, 1902
Creator: Shields, Patrick T.
Description: Patent for an improved fireproof floor, which provides a light, rigid fire- and sound-proof flooring that is simple in construction. In addition, the ceiling construction allow the walls of a building to be strengthened against sagging or bulging, and also provides a continuous concrete-ceiling surface, allowing plaster coating or other material to be securely held without the need of another surface to support it.
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