Date: May 15, 1888
Creator: Bartle, John Nelson
Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists in "the frame, drum, the power-ropes to be wound thereon, and the platen combined with the levers having rounded upper and lower ends to operate in rounded sockets in the said platen and the upper part of the frame and the toggle-joints near the centers of the said levers, comprising the rounded projection on one of the members adapted to fit a corresponding cavity or recess in the adjacent end of the other member, the lateral ears and the pin to pass through said ears and the rounded projection" (lines 12-23).
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