Trolly Catcher.

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Patent for simple and inexpensive devices for tripping the trolley pole of an electric car by automatically releasing the tension of the maintaining springs which hold the trolley pole in operative position, so that the trolley pole will drop downwardly shortly after it is displaced from under the trolley wheel and not rise up and break the suspension devices.

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

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Reames, Charles H. November 10, 1912.

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  • Reames, Charles H. Charles H. Reames, of Fort Worth, Texas, Assignor of One-Fourth to Dan Tubbs and One-Fourth to Roy Hill, Both of Fort Worth, Texas

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  • Main Title: Trolly Catcher.
  • Alternate Title: Trolly-Catcher.

Description

Patent for simple and inexpensive devices for tripping the trolley pole of an electric car by automatically releasing the tension of the maintaining springs which hold the trolley pole in operative position, so that the trolley pole will drop downwardly shortly after it is displaced from under the trolley wheel and not rise up and break the suspension devices.

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

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  • November 10, 1912

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  • September 10, 1912

Submitted Date

  • March 11, 1911

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Reames, Charles H. Trolly Catcher., patent, November 10, 1912; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth511811/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.