Axle Box.

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Patent for a new and improved self-oiling axle box. This design utilizes a sleeve with several small, oil-filled holes to be placed between the spindle and the axle box, which lubricates the machine and reduces friction. A nut keeps the spindle and axle box together.

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Barnes, Thomas J. April 26, 1881.

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Patent for a new and improved self-oiling axle box. This design utilizes a sleeve with several small, oil-filled holes to be placed between the spindle and the axle box, which lubricates the machine and reduces friction. A nut keeps the spindle and axle box together.

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 240,640, dated April 26, 1881. Application filed February 28, 1880."

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  • April 26, 1881

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  • April 26, 1881

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  • February 28, 1880

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Barnes, Thomas J. Axle Box., patent, April 26, 1881; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170152/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.