Car-Replacer.

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Patent for a car-replacer that is meant to "provide a strong and compact skid of comparatively light weight to form the body portion of the car-replacer and which shall be especially adapted to raise the car-wheels above the track, deflect toward them toward the rails until the tread of the wheels is suspended over the ball of the rails from an inclined surface terminating in a rounded end, over which the wheels move until they meet the track" (lines 12-21). The car-replacer does not have any liability of the skid tilting endwise or sidewise.

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

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Ragan, John October 15, 1895.

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  • Main Title: Car-Replacer.
  • Added Title: Car Replacer.

Description

Patent for a car-replacer that is meant to "provide a strong and compact skid of comparatively light weight to form the body portion of the car-replacer and which shall be especially adapted to raise the car-wheels above the track, deflect toward them toward the rails until the tread of the wheels is suspended over the ball of the rails from an inclined surface terminating in a rounded end, over which the wheels move until they meet the track" (lines 12-21). The car-replacer does not have any liability of the skid tilting endwise or sidewise.

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

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Application filed March 1, 1895. Serial No. 540,167. (No model.)

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  • October 15, 1895

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  • October 15, 1895

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  • March 1, 1895

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Ragan, John. Car-Replacer., patent, October 15, 1895; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174118/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.