Car-Coupling.

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Patent for an automatic car-coupling that is designed to be operated from either side of the car. The danger of an operator passing between cars to couple or uncouple the cars is avoided in this invention, and the coupling can be adapted to couple cars that have draw-bars to unequal height. The coupling can be manually operated if wished.

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

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Boyd, James S. January 28, 1896.

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

Description

Patent for an automatic car-coupling that is designed to be operated from either side of the car. The danger of an operator passing between cars to couple or uncouple the cars is avoided in this invention, and the coupling can be adapted to couple cars that have draw-bars to unequal height. The coupling can be manually operated if wished.

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

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Application filed May 28, 1895. Serial No. 550,928. (No model.)

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  • January 28, 1896

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  • January 28, 1896

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  • May 28, 1895

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Boyd, James S. Car-Coupling., patent, January 28, 1896; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174201/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.