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Aerial Ship

Description: Patent for "a ship for navigating the air, which shall be almost or quite as easily governed and controlled as regards its course of travel, irrespective of the direction of the wind and in other respects, as a ship provided with propelling means, used to sail in or through the water" (lines 9-15).
Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Riddle, William Nelson
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Freight And Grain Car

Description: Patent for "freight-car which shall be simple, strong, durable, and comparatively inexpensive in construction, and which shall, by virtue of its attachments, be capable of instant transformation from a car for transporting grain, cereals, and similar loose substances in bulk toa car for transporting miscellaneous dead freight" (lines 17-24).
Date: September 6, 1892
Creator: Butz, John F.
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Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for an improvement of car coupling design so as to be automatic so that it can couple and uncouple without needing a person to move from car to car that can be used alongside pin and link couplings (lines 11-16).
Date: December 27, 1892
Creator: Millican, Joel W.
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Feed-Water Heating and Purifying Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements in feed-water heating and purifying apparatus by “utilizing the heat of exhaust-steam from locomotive-cylinders, and the waste heat from the products of combustion in the combustion-chamber; or smoke-arch for heating and purifying the feed-water in transit to the locomotive-boiler.” (Lines 11-16) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1892
Creator: McCallum, Daniel W.
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Elevated Railway.

Description: Patent for improvements to elevated railways via the new and different way parts are combined and arranged.
Date: December 13, 1892
Creator: Turner, Ephraim M.
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Elevated Railway.

Description: Patent for a new elevated railway, consisting of the arrangement and parts described. Patent for "a new and improved elevated railway structure for moving cars or vehicles." (line 14) including perspective views, description and illustrations. Patent for a new elevated railway design including illustrations.
Date: December 13, 1892
Creator: Turner, Ephraim, M. & Maddox, R. E.
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