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Singletree Attachment.

Description: Patent for "an improved device on the end of a singletree to hold the end of a harness-tug" (lines 12-14). It has a stirrup-holder hinged to a ferrule, a handle, a stirrup, and a tug.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Cawthon, Peter WIllis

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 Door.

Description: Patent for a new and improved door for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the car having the door-opening with its upper and lower edges parallel and inclined upward and inward, and the bolt-keeper secured to the sill of the car, of the door having correspondingly-inclined upper and lower edges, the guide-staple and fulcrum-bracket secured to the door at proper points, the operating-lever pivoted to said bracket, the link-rods and bolt, the [other] link-rod pivoted at its lower end to the operating-lever" (lines 4-14).
Date: May 28, 1889
Creator: Charlton, James

Door Hanger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hanger for doors and gates. This design consists in "the brackets secured to a door or gate way at intervals apart and having the horizontal supporting arms, the track made of angle-iron and having the horizontal treadway secured to the arms of the brackets, and the upwardly-extending flange at the outer edge of the treadway, and the hangers secured to the door or gate and having their upper portions bent to form an inverted U-shaped yoke or frame, and rollers journaled between the sides of the frame" (lines 80-91).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Charlton, James

Machine for Welding Tubes.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for welding tubes. This design "has relation to machines for welding flues; and it consists in the improved construction and combination of operative parts" (lines 22-25).
Date: August 29, 1882
Creator: Charlton, James

Funnel Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved funnel attachment for pouring. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the supporting frame, a shaft journaled in the frame, a crank for rotating the shaft and carried by the frame, and a screw-conveyer carried by the shaft and having the smaller blades and the larger blade arranged above the [smaller] blades, and bearing against the funnel above the conducting tube thereof when the device is adjusted in the funnel" (lines 52-60).
Date: July 27, 1886
Creator: Charlton, James & Lynch, Hubbard Calhoon

Axle Box for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box for locomotives. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a pedestal, of an axle-box mounted to slide vertically in the said pedestal, a second axle-box mounted with one side in a bearing in the said pedestal, and a connecting-rod secured to the last-named axle-box and pivotally connected with the first-named axle-box" (lines 67-73).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Chase, Ransford T.


Description: Patent for a new type of brake staff for trains featuring a modular design allowing its form to be changed as necessary. This is useful for connecting train cars where regular brake staffs may get in the way. Including illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1905
Creator: Clark, James Thomas & Meyer, Henry L.

Coin-Bank or Toy Safe

Description: Patent for "coin-banks or toy safes for containing hoarded coin" (lines 8-9). To provide a simple mechanism which "can be manufactured at an extremely low cost, which shall be of marked simplicity in construction, and in which coin will be securely contained..." (lines 11-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S.


Description: Patent for an ironing board for the particular use of ironing sleeves of garments and other small articles, and can be readily attached detached from a table, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 9, 1912
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S.


Description: Patent for Tie-Plate, which is an improvement on rail ties for railroad use. The Tie-Plate is a "single piece of material", providing a "rail supporting surface" (pg. 2, lines 13-17). Ribbing in the plate, allow for adjustable height to support the rails and a seat for the spikes.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S. & Adreon, Edward L., Jr.


Description: Patent for a new and improved oil burner design to provide simultaneously regulation of the fuel, steam, and water supply to the coil, including illustration.
Date: January 27, 1914
Creator: Clayton, Oscar B.

Improvement in Locomotive Smoke - Stacks.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in locomotive smoke stacks, "in which the sparks, live cinders, and other heavy particles are arrested near the top of the stack." It consists of a petticoat-pipe, arranged so that it may be raised or lowered for the purpose of regulating the draft.
Date: January 5, 1875
Creator: Cleary, Edward