Improvement in Portable Derricks.

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Patent for improvement in portable derricks by using an “adjustable crane mounted on a truck-platform, having an overhead frame for the support of the upper end of the crane-post, and braces for staying the frame, so that the crane can be turned around to overhang the sides.” (Lines 6-11) Illustration is included.

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

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Reams, Shirwood Y. May 16, 1876.

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  • Main Title: Improvement in Portable Derricks.
  • Alternate Title: Portable Derrick.

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Patent for improvement in portable derricks by using an “adjustable crane mounted on a truck-platform, having an overhead frame for the support of the upper end of the crane-post, and braces for staying the frame, so that the crane can be turned around to overhang the sides.” (Lines 6-11) Illustration is included.

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

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  • May 16, 1876

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  • May 16, 1876

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Reams, Shirwood Y. Improvement in Portable Derricks., patent, May 16, 1876; [Washington D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166549/: accessed February 25, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.