Antifreezing Valve and Closet-Cistern

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Patent for "valves which will allow all the water to flow out of the popes to a position below freezing-point after each application of water, whether the water is used in a closet-cistern or drawn out of a hudrant or other application is made, and to arrange the valves so that the supply-valves will be automatically closed by water-pressure in connection with the operation of a siphon in a closet-cistern and the waste-valve will be closed by the pressure of water, siphonic action, or both, when the supply-valves are opened." (lines 18-28).

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3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Wilkes, George W. April 23, 1901.

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  • Main Title: Antifreezing Valve and Closet-Cistern
  • Added Title: Antifreezing Valve and Closet Cistern

Description

Patent for "valves which will allow all the water to flow out of the popes to a position below freezing-point after each application of water, whether the water is used in a closet-cistern or drawn out of a hudrant or other application is made, and to arrange the valves so that the supply-valves will be automatically closed by water-pressure in connection with the operation of a siphon in a closet-cistern and the waste-valve will be closed by the pressure of water, siphonic action, or both, when the supply-valves are opened." (lines 18-28).

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3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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  • April 23, 1901

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  • April 23, 1901
  • August 23, 1898

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  • Oct. 16, 2014, 6:42 a.m.

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Wilkes, George W. Antifreezing Valve and Closet-Cistern, patent, April 23, 1901; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth511747/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.