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Wagon-Tongue Support.

Description: Patent for "improvements in the running gear of draft wagons, and has for its objects to provide a novel, simple device for the support of the wagon tongue, and an improved means for obviating friction between the coupling pole of the vehicle, and the slide bar on the front hounds of the wagon running gear" (lines 8-15).
Date: December 12, 1893
Creator: Tiner, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a novel, simple, and practical car coupling that has a link and gravity pin. It "may be set to coupe two of the improved couplings on approaching cars, when these devices engage each other, and also that may be manipulated by the usual lever or chain attachment to uncouple two connected drawheads, effecting such a detachment from the sides or roof of the car" (lines 12-19).
Date: October 17, 1893
Creator: Tiner, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department