Car Coupling.

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Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "has relation to that class of car-couplings in which the open ends of a coupling bar or link are engaged by hooks in the draw-heads; and it consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of such a coupling, in which the hooks are projecting from the under sides of arms pivoted upon the draw-heads and dropping down by their gravity, and in which the said hooks project into registering recesses in the upper side of the draw-head" (lines 23-33).

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

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Boyers, Robert L. June 29, 1886.

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Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "has relation to that class of car-couplings in which the open ends of a coupling bar or link are engaged by hooks in the draw-heads; and it consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of such a coupling, in which the hooks are projecting from the under sides of arms pivoted upon the draw-heads and dropping down by their gravity, and in which the said hooks project into registering recesses in the upper side of the draw-head" (lines 23-33).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 344,715, dated June 29, 1886. Application filed April 26, 1886. Serial No. 200,160. (No model.)"

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  • June 29, 1886

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  • June 29, 1886

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  • April 26, 1886

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Boyers, Robert L. Car Coupling., patent, June 29, 1886; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171292/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.