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Conduit Electric Railway.

Description: Patent for an underground conduit electric railway meant to propel cars. The conduit can be drained and kept dry, and a trolley attachment protects the conduit from dirt and water as well.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: de Voe, William R.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Plaiting-Irons.

Description: Patent for an improvement to plaiting-irons: "a plaiting-iron composed of a peculiarly-constructed iron or metal plate used in connection with a correspondingly-constructed board" (lines 23-25), with illustrations.
Date: August 14, 1877
Creator: Gingras, Joseph E.
Item Type: Patent