Trap. Page: 4 of 4

This patent is part of the collection entitled: Texas Patents and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

View a full description of this patent.


to the top of the passage in the body of the
trap and each having its lower end forming
an eye adapted to receive and hold the ex-
tended sides of the platform-frame, said eyes
5 forming yielding fulcrum-points for said ex-
tended sides, substantially as set forth.
4. In a trap, the combination of a body hav-
ing an opening, an inwardly-extending pas-
sage located at the opening and comprising a
i o series of inverted- U-shaped frames arranged
in alinement and located at intervals, an np-
wardly-swinging door hinged at its outer end
and normally arranged at the bottom of the
passage,a pair of depending fulcrum-rods pro-
15 vided at their upper and lower ends with eyes,

the upper eyes receiving the transverse por-
tion of one of the U-shaped frames, and a plat-
form arranged in rear of the door and provided
at opposite sides of the same with arms passing
through the lower eyes of the fulcrum-rods 20
and pivotally connected with the door between
the ends thereof, substantially as described.
In testimony that I claim the foregoing as
my own I have hereto affixed my signature in
the presence of two witnesses.

Show all pages of this patent.

This patent can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.

Tools / Downloads

Get a copy of this page .

Citing and Sharing

Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.

Reference the current page of this Patent.

Williams, Lloyd Franklin. Trap., patent, January 19, 1897; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed May 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

International Image Interoperability Framework (This Page)