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Fire-House Supporter.

Description: Patent for a fire-hose supporter that can be stretched out, washed, and dried easily. The invention also has a hose-carrying frame that elevates the hose and allows for the hose to be quickly and easily used.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Bramble, James Elworth

Expansible Pulley

Description: Patent for "expansible pulleys, or pulleys of that character or description which may be expanded or contracted, so as to increase or decrease the circumference thereof." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 8, 1895
Creator: Kennerly, Samuel J. & Cox, Thomas J.

Suspender Device.

Description: Patent for a suspender device that is "a [rear] fastening device having a central loop, a coil, a keeper and a pin extending from the coil and engaging the keeper all formed from one piece of wire, in combination, with a slide having a linked portion surrounding and vertically movable on the central loop, and having a pair of ends or prongs projecting upward between the loop and the linked-portion of the slide to form tongues" (lines 81-90). The forward fastening devices attach to the ends of webbing.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Krebs, Emil, L.

Paint Compound.

Description: Patent for "a fire and water-proof coating material adapted for application to wood and metallic roofing, boats, &c., to preserve the material from corrosion and render the same impervious to water." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1895
Creator: Rook, Benjamin F.


Description: Patent for a car-coupling that has a draw head with a link opening, a pin opening that goes across the link opening and has two side recesses, a sliding head in the link opening, a spring that holds the sliding head in place, two lever arms in the side recesses, a catch block that the lever arms move, and an apparatus for raising the coupling pin.
Date: January 1, 1895
Creator: Shwadlenak, August Frank