Car Coupling.

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Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad-cars. This design "relates to car-couplings; and it has for its object to provide improved devices whereby the cars may be automatically coupled; and further, to provide improved devices for this purpose which shall be simple in construction and thoroughly effective in operation" (10-16).

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Reid, Henry September 23, 1884.

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Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad-cars. This design "relates to car-couplings; and it has for its object to provide improved devices whereby the cars may be automatically coupled; and further, to provide improved devices for this purpose which shall be simple in construction and thoroughly effective in operation" (10-16).

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 305,634, dated September 23, 1884. Application filed June 20, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • September 23, 1884

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  • September 23, 1884

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  • June 20, 1884

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Reid, Henry. Car Coupling., patent, September 23, 1884; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170827/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.