Improvement in stop-plates for hydrants
US 105925 A
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- JAMES e. EASTMAN,y oF NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE.
Letters Patent No. 105,925, dated August 2, 18,70.
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`I, J `AMESl C. EASTMAII, of Nashua, in the county of Hillsborough and State of. New Hampshire, have inf vented certain Improvements in Wrenches and Stop` Plates, of which the following is4 a specification.
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-Figure l isa front elevation of myvinvention. Figure 2 is a. plan. "A represents a'lflo'o, from which it is desirable to operate the drain-cock B.
The r'odisconstructed of -two or more square bars of iron, IO 0,. connected by means ofthe sleeve D f and sleeve-socket D', which are secured to the rods or ,bars C O by means of the set-screws e e e. The
Asleeve-soeketrD' ts the square head of the drain oook B..
Above the surf i, of the iioor A are two adjustable arms, ff, with stop-pins h h, to prevent turning the handle I too far.` 1
' The arms ff are secured to' the floor, and made stationary in any desired position by'means of thev screws g g.
s To prevent the handle Ij'rom being4 removed, and also to` hold the wrench in its place, I make use of the guard J, also secured to the floorby means of a screw.
The simplicity of my invention requires no extended description of its manner of operation.
The square rods C C, sleeve 1 ),and sleeve-Socke D,lare so arranged as to make it easy of adjustment in the direction of, its length, together with the handle yI, adjustable armsjj, and stop-pins h h, to prevent opening or closing'the oook too far.
I'elaim as my invention- The combination of an adjustable rod with the handle I, plates f f, guard J, and stops h h, substantially as and for the purposes hereinbeforeset forth. JAMES C. EASTMAN.
J. P. S. Ormesson, A. T. LAToN.