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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved car coupling, including illustrations. "This invention relates to an improvement to car coupling, having for its object to effect the coupling of cars with facility and without danger to the operator, the coupling operation being performed automatically, and without requiring the passing of the operator between the cars" (lines 10-15).
Date: November 7, 1882
Creator: Nelson, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved device used to connect rail cars, including illustrations and descriptions of how the new coupling works.
Date: April 15, 1884
Creator: Hathaway, Charles L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail car on railroad

Description: A rail car with people riding in the back sits on a single railroad. One side is a slope covered in grass with trees on top, and on the opposite side is a small incline with grass and more trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Car Step

Description: Patent for a car step. This invention is designed to be swung down into position from a fixed under the bottom of the rail car. Illustration included.
Date: September 18, 1906
Creator: Davis, George W. & Hicks, Joseph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling

Description: Patent for a car coupling. This invention operates as a coupling for rail cars. Illustration included.
Date: July 24, 1906
Creator: Moore, Francis A. & Green, William Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Car-Step.

Description: Patent for folding steps attached to a railway car or trolley, which are easily operated by the conductor and when folded block the exit of the car to prevent passengers leaving or entering without the steps.
Date: October 29, 1907
Creator: Felkner, William G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department