Automatic Railway-Switch. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Automatic Railway-Switch.
  • Added Title Automatic Railway Switch.

Creator

  • Inventor: Wilson, James Newton
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: James Newton Wilson, of Basin Springs, Texas.

Contributor

  • Witness: Craven, W. S.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Witness: Omohundro, W. H.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Printer: Norris Peters Co.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: The Norris Peters Co., Photo-Lithographer, Washington, D. C.

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Patent Office.
    Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]

Date

  • Creation: 1901-06-25
  • Acceptance Date: 1901-06-25

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Patent for a railway-switch by enabling the switch operate automatically when a train is passing by. Illustration is included.
  • Physical Description: [2], 4 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Patents -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Science and Technology
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Railroads - Trains
  • Keyword: switch-stands
  • Keyword: mechanical interaction
  • Keyword: switch-actuating
  • Keyword: perpendicular swings

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Grayson County - Basin Springs

Collection

  • Name: Texas Patents
    Code: TXPT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Patent

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Patent Number: 677007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth513992

Note

  • Display Note: Application filed November 28, 1900. Serial No. 38,032. (No model.)