Car Coupling.

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Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists in the construction and combination of the parts . . . the object of [the] invention being to provide a car-coupler which will automatically couple the cars to each other without the use of links or pins, and which is provided with means whereby the car can be uncoupled from the top of the car" (lines 17-25).

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

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Neal, Adam S. February 10, 1885.

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Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists in the construction and combination of the parts . . . the object of [the] invention being to provide a car-coupler which will automatically couple the cars to each other without the use of links or pins, and which is provided with means whereby the car can be uncoupled from the top of the car" (lines 17-25).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 312,152, dated February 10, 1885. Application filed December 10, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • February 10, 1885

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  • February 10, 1885

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  • December 10, 1884

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Neal, Adam S. Car Coupling., patent, February 10, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170897/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.