Rack and Pinion Mechanism.

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Patent for a new and improved rack-and-pinion mechanism. This design "relates to improvements on rack-and-pinion mechanism to dispense with the connecting-rod on steam-engines, whereby a more equal, constant motive power at any point of the piston-stroke, and no dead or weak points of the same, will be obtained" (lines 9-14).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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MacDonald, Peter M. October 22, 1889.

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Patent for a new and improved rack-and-pinion mechanism. This design "relates to improvements on rack-and-pinion mechanism to dispense with the connecting-rod on steam-engines, whereby a more equal, constant motive power at any point of the piston-stroke, and no dead or weak points of the same, will be obtained" (lines 9-14).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 413,285, dated October 22, 1889. Application filed June 8, 1889. Serial No. 313,626. (No model.)"

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  • October 22, 1889

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  • October 22, 1889

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  • June 8, 1889

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MacDonald, Peter M. Rack and Pinion Mechanism., patent, October 22, 1889; [Washington D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172189/: accessed November 29, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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