Stock Car.

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Patent for a new and improved boxcar. This design "is an improvement in movable transverse partitions for stock-cars, which are employed for separating the animals by individuals or groups. It is more particularly an improvement on such partitions as are suspended by sliding loop-hinges from a horizontal rod, and provided at the bottom with feet that enter sockets in the floor of the car, whereby the partitions are adapted to be fastened or released by a vertical movement" (lines 9-19).

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

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Pierce, Jonathan E. & Pryor, David C. July 13, 1886.

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Patent for a new and improved boxcar. This design "is an improvement in movable transverse partitions for stock-cars, which are employed for separating the animals by individuals or groups. It is more particularly an improvement on such partitions as are suspended by sliding loop-hinges from a horizontal rod, and provided at the bottom with feet that enter sockets in the floor of the car, whereby the partitions are adapted to be fastened or released by a vertical movement" (lines 9-19).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 345,601, dated July 13, 1886. Application filed November 10, 1885. Serial No. 182,366. (No model.)"

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  • July 13, 1886

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  • July 13, 1886

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  • November 10, 1885

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Pierce, Jonathan E. & Pryor, David C. Stock Car., patent, July 13, 1886; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171301/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.