Car-Coupling.

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Patent for an improvement on car-couplers, "especially to the class of hook-and-catch couplers in which the sides of the jaws of the coupler securely hold a link between the same by means of a downwardly-extending hook, the sides of the upper jaw carrying the said hook extending down over the sides of the under jaw, thus protecting the jaws from a lateral jar or pressure, the lower jaw being provided with a series of recesses at different angles, which are designed to receive the end of the link when held in different positions" (lines 16-27). The car-coupler also has a ... continued below

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

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Krusinski, Ferdinand September 29, 1896.

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

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Patent for an improvement on car-couplers, "especially to the class of hook-and-catch couplers in which the sides of the jaws of the coupler securely hold a link between the same by means of a downwardly-extending hook, the sides of the upper jaw carrying the said hook extending down over the sides of the under jaw, thus protecting the jaws from a lateral jar or pressure, the lower jaw being provided with a series of recesses at different angles, which are designed to receive the end of the link when held in different positions" (lines 16-27). The car-coupler also has a gravity member.

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

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Application filed June 22, 1896. Serial No. 569,444. (No model.)

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  • September 29, 1896

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  • September 29, 1896

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  • June 22, 1896

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Krusinski, Ferdinand. Car-Coupling., patent, September 29, 1896; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174392/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.