Combination Stock and Freight Car.


Patent for stock cars and means for converting a stock car in part or as whole into a freight car.

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5 sheets, 6 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bertsch, John Charles March 18, 1913.


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  • Bertsch, John Charles John Charles Bertsch, of Forth Worth, Texas, Assignor to Standard General services car company, of Forth Worth, Texas, A Partnership composed of Tom B. Owens, Everett Wyatt, and John Charles Bertsch, All of Fort Worth, Texas.





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Patent for stock cars and means for converting a stock car in part or as whole into a freight car.

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5 sheets, 6 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


Application filed September 24, 1912. Serial No. 722,083.



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  • March 18, 1913

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  • September 24, 1912

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Bertsch, John Charles. Combination Stock and Freight Car., patent, March 18, 1913; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.