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Description: Patent for a plow that improves on a previous patent granted to the inventors (No. 507,854). The improvements are that the "stock may be used in connection with any form of share needed for working a crop" (lines 14-16) and the plow provides "a sweep-stock with a point which will be integral with its shoe or foot-bar, and which will assist in holding the share in position" (lines 20-23).
Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
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Description: Patent for improvements in car-replacers by using a jack-screw with a swiveled rest secured on top. The swiveled rest consists of an oblong box having rollers projecting above its upper edge. A windlass with a rope is journeyed in the jack-screw, passing through the swiveled rest, over a pulley and out of one end of the rest; the rope end having a hook or other suitable means for connecting it with the car. When the windlass is turned, “the car-body is moved laterally upon the rollers until the car-wheels are in line with the track.” (Lines 46-47) Illustration is included.
Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: White, James L.
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