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Air-Brake System
Patent for an air brake system for trains which does not require waiting between uses for the brakes to recharge with air.
Patent for a simple and durable latch hame-hook that holds trace links in place. It is two plates, one of which is slotted to hold the tongue of the other plate.
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a draw-head, the laterally-movable pin-retaining arms supported therein, and a pivoted wing normally held in the path of an approaching link, and arranged to distend the arms to drop the pin when acted on by the links" (lines 30-35).
Improvement in Rotary Engines.
Patent for an improved design of the rotary engine. Illustration included.
Improvement in Current-Wheels.
Patent for improvements in current-wheels, consisting of an improved arrangement of feathering-buckets, the gate, and opening devices. It includes a description and illustration.