Car Coupling. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Car Coupling.

Creator

  • Inventor: Saxon, James W.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Saxon, J.W., of Gainesville, Texas.

Contributor

  • Witness: Sheehy, James J.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Witness: Mungen, Theodore
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Mungen, Theo.
  • Printer: Norris Peters Co.
    Contributor Type: Organization

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 1882-11-07
  • Acceptance Date: 1882-11-07
  • Submission Date: 1882-10-05

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "having [a] bell-mouthed draw-head, pin, plane-faced link, spring, and slide, having transverse plane face laterally secured in the draw-head by means of side guide-plates, [and] inlet into rabbets" (lines 85-90).
  • Physical Description: [2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Patents -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Science and Technology
  • Keyword: car-couplings
  • Keyword: railroad cars

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Cooke County - Gainesville

Collection

  • Name: Texas Patents
    Code: TXPT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Patent

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Patent Number: 267312
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth170438

Note

  • Display Note: "SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 267,312, dated November 7, 1882. Application filed October 5, 1882. (No model.)"