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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and effective car coupling that couples automatically and without anyone having to go between the cars. It consists of a drawhead with a slot on one side, upper and lower slides in the drawhead, a coupling pin that sits in the upper slide, a lever that is connected to the slide, a spring that holds the lower slide in place, and a bolt that connects the lever with the upper slide.
Date: May 30, 1893
Creator: Cundiff, Middleton

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for automatic freight car coupler, including illustrations. The coupler "obviates the necessity of any one going between the cars while being coupled" (lines11-13).
Date: September 26, 1882
Creator: Chapman, John Edward Howard

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by using coupler-head, coupling-pin, different shapes of plates, operating-lever and link-lifter to “couple and uncouple cars without necessitating a person passing between the cars.” (Lines 14-15) Illustration is included.
Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: McBride, Thomas Anderson

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvement in car-couplings by using many separate parts to work together to connect cars; and it can be operated without the operator going between the cars. Illustration is included.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Goss, Wilson Lumpkin

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by using a combination of “a rod pivoted at its front end to the side of the draw-head and pivotally connected at its rear end..... when the draw-head is driven to the rear by the force of the blow received in coupling with another draw-head, the lug will be pressed to the front,” (lines 30-40) illustration is included.
Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Bright, Tom Full

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in automatic car-couplers by providing "the means for automatically coupling cars without exposing the operator to the risk and danger of going between the cars when coupling,” (lines 12-15) includes illustration.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Chandler, Richard

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings in which it can be adapted “to the draw-heads of car-couplings that is already in used and that there need not be two similar couplings of this character in order to permit the device to operate successfully.” (Lines 74-78) Illustration is included.
Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: Yates, Junius E. M.

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved car coupling that can be operated without going between cars. The coupling facilitates "the coupling of cars having drawheads at the same and different heights by readily guiding the link of one of them into the other" (lines 14-17).
Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Norcross, George A.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head having a slotted top and a recessed bottom, of a transverse slotted bar journaled in bearings, one end being extended for the attachment of a handle, and the headless coupling-pin having the reduced or flattened portion to permit of its ready insertion and withdrawal from the transverse bar" (lines 73-80).
Date: January 11, 1887
Creator: Dial, Augustus A.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the draw-head, the coupling-hook supported therein and having a limited longitudinal movement, the front edge of said hook being formed with inclined faces . . . and a vertical face arranged to engage proper faces in the draw-head, the forward movement of said hook being limited by [the] inclined faces . . . and vertical face, and its backward movement of bolt or stud and its upward movement by engagement of [one] surface with [another] surface" (lines 93-103).
Date: January 18, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George J.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head and a swinging coupling-hook pivoted therein, of the rock-shaft having the crank-arm provided with the grooved head, the chain arranged in said groove and connected with the hook, the ratchet-disk on the shaft, and the pawl for engaging the ratchet-disk" (lines 76-82).
Date: January 4, 1887
Creator: Nutting, Adrian

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the platform . . . having a spring buffer and a projection adjacent to and to one side of the buffer . . . the catch pivotally secured below the same and having a series of coupling shoulders on one side, the spring, and the stop arranged to act upon the side of the catch from which the coupling shoulders project" (lines 89-98).
Date: September 6, 1887
Creator: Ashford, Thomas Gresham.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to an improvement in car-couplings, and has for its object to provide a coupling by means of which the link will be held up and guided into the draw-head, and the coupling-pin held in position to be coupled and automatically thrown into engagement with the link" (lines 7-13).
Date: June 5, 1888
Creator: Rutledge, William O.

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for an improvement to automatic car couplings with detail description and illustrations.
Date: February 21, 1888
Creator: King, Charles R.; Aten, Aaron P. & Floyd, William B.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is in couplers adapted to use a link of ordinary form and to be so set that coupling may be automatic or not, as desired" (lines 15-17). It consists, "with the draw-head having lugs upon each side of the same, of the vertical coupling-pin, the pivoted pin-supporting arms arranged to contact with the lugs, and tripping arms adapted to be operated by the centering-link and throw the arms from the lugs" (lines 23-29).
Date: June 28, 1892
Creator: Callaway, William H. & West, Charles C.

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for car coupling in which the coupling is improved upon so that it is "positive and certain in operation, simple in construction, interchangeable in parts, durable in use, cheap in manufacture, and not liable to become deranged or inoperative by rough usage or by the exterior influences of weather and other conditions" (lines 10-15).
Date: January 10, 1893
Creator: Huguley, Job C.

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for a car coupling that improves their construction by "providing a link which may be readily directed to the draw-head of a car to be coupled without necessitating going between cars" (lines 12-14).
Date: January 10, 1893
Creator: McDade, James

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to car-couplings, more especially of that class known as 'swing-pins;' and the object of the invention is to provide a swinging weight which will press the pin normally into operative position, and which will also support the link" (lines 7-12).
Date: August 12, 1890
Creator: Bass, Alonzo T.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[a] car-coupler having a hook formed thereon . . . an open recess in the rear thereof, pins or projecting supports adjacent to the recess . . . a trigger pivoted to the coupler and projecting beyond the hook, so as to support the link . . . independent of the coupler and adapted to pass over the hook" (lines 64-75).
Date: August 12, 1890
Creator: Richardson, Samuel T.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the crossed levers, the bail extending over the same, the spring secured to and extending between said levers, and the latches carried by said levers" (lines 3-6).
Date: July 23, 1889
Creator: Bonner, Whitmill J.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "the combination of the draw-heads provided with forwardly-projecting portions having curved faces and notches in the rear thereof, bails pivoted centrally on vertical pins passing through the center of the draw-heads, springs exerting a rearward pressure on the rear ends of the bails, and chains secured to the forward ends of the bails to move them in opposition to the pressure of their springs" (lines 78-87).
Date: July 16, 1889
Creator: Neal, Adam S.