Metallic Tie and Rail-Fastener


Patent for a metallic tie and rail fastener that does not require the use of bolts.

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[1], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Arellano, Francisco July 2, 1912.


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  • Arellano, Francisco Franscisco Arellano, a citizen of Mexico, of Ysleta, Texas, assignor of one third to E. A. Serna and one-third to C. O. Serna of Ysleta, Texas





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Patent for a metallic tie and rail fastener that does not require the use of bolts.

Physical Description

[1], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


"Application filed January 11,1912, serial No. 670,615."



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United States patents filed by Texas inventors before 1900. A majority of the patents are for agricultural and industrial applications.

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  • July 2, 1912

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  • July 2, 1912

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  • January 11, 1912

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  • Oct. 16, 2014, 6:42 a.m.

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  • Feb. 21, 2017, 12:57 p.m.

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Arellano, Francisco. Metallic Tie and Rail-Fastener, patent, July 2, 1912; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.