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Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consist[s] of a draw-head having a spring-actuated sliding piece projecting into the draw-head, with a shouldered end therein, and a hole adapted to register with the coupling-holes in the draw-head, a coupling-link having yielding slotted pieces pivoted at its ends above slots in the ends of the link, and a coupling-pin with reacting spring mounted in a frame having a winding-drum, and a rope connected with the coupling-pin… more
Date: July 24, 1888
Creator: Griffith, William H.
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Device for Handling Cotton.

Description: Patent for for a device that moves cotton from a receptacle and into a gin by way of a fan-blown duct. Illustrations included.
Date: November 24, 1891
Creator: Williams, James L. & Bennett, Levi W.
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