Improvement in Spark-Arresters. Metadata

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  • Main Title Improvement in Spark-Arresters.
  • Added Title Spark-Arrester.


  • Inventor: Lochner, Casper F.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Casper F. Lochner, of Jefferson, Assignor to Himself, Daniel R. Murphy, of Marshall, and W. P. Torrans, of Jefferson, Texas.


  • Witness: Todd, George T.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Witness: Torrans, W. P.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Printer: N. Peters Photo-Lithographer
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: United States. Patent Office.
    Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]


  • Creation: 1879-07-15
  • Acceptance Date: 1879-07-15
  • Submission Date: 1879-02-15


  • English


  • Content Description: Patent for improved construction of spark-arresters, "so that they will be more efficient, and yet simple in construction and not liable to get out of repair; and the invention consists of a metallic circular cone, with winding or arched flanges or wings, which extend toward the side of the shall, and they are covered by a plate, to the upper side of which a perforated cylinder is attached, so that all the sparks are arrested and thoroughly extinguished, while the smoke can pass out through the perforations." (Lines 6-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
  • Physical Description: [1], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Patents -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Science and Technology

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Marion County - Jefferson


  • Name: Texas Patents
    Code: TXPT


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Patent


  • Text


  • Patent Number: 217542
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth169857


  • Display Note: Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 217,542, dated July 16, 1879; application filed February 15, 1879.