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Publication numberUS1086346 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 10, 1914
Filing dateApr 12, 1910
Priority dateApr 12, 1910
Publication numberUS 1086346 A, US 1086346A, US-A-1086346, US1086346 A, US1086346A
InventorsCombined Pole
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Combined pole and lamp-post.
US 1086346 A
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Patented Feb. 10


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' APPLICATION FILED APR. 12, 1910. 1,086,346.

Patented Feb. 10, 1914.



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Specification of Letters Patent.

Application filed April 12, 1910. Serial No. 555,082.

To all whom it may concern: 7 g

Be it known that I, CHRISTOPHER C. Ban- RIQK, 8. citizen of the United States, residingat Canton, in the county of Stark and State of .Ohio, have invented certain new and: useful Improvements in. Combined Poles, and Lamp-Posts, of which the followused or more specifica ly used for telephone,

telegraph or trolley poles or analogous constructions.

The object. of the present inventionis to provide a structure designed foruse as,a pole and lamp post or as a lamp post alone and the construction being or less vibration or swinging movement of the pole can take place without in any way impartin -=the vibrating or swinging movement to t 1e lamp post.

A further object of .the present invention is to provide means forhanchoring, in such a way that the post will be supported in an upright position.

The objects above indicated, together with other objects readily apparent to those skilled in the art, I attain by the, construction illustrated in the accompanying drawing, in which V Figure 1 is a perspective view. Fig. 2 is an elevation showing one form of the post. Fig. 3 is. a longitudinal section of the post Fig. 4 is a similar view showing a sight modification with respect to the anchoring device. Fig. 5 is a top view of Fig. 1 showing the globe removed and two of the arms broken away. Fig. 6 isa transversesection on line 33. Fig. 3. Fig. 7 is a longitudinal vertical sectionshowing a pole located within the lamp post. Fig 8 is an enlarged top view. show ng the upper portion of t e pole broken away. Fig. 9 is a transverse section on line 7-7, Fig. 7 looking down. -Fig.,10 is a vertical section showing the base, a portion-of the column and the anchor rod.

Similar numerals of' reference indicate such that more.

corresponding parts in all the figures of the drawings.

In the accompanying drawing, 1 represents the post column which is formed of sheet metal and may be corrugated for the purpose of adding rigidity to the column. The column is mounted upon a suitable base 2 which .is also formed ofsheet metal and may be of any desired configuration as illustrated in Figs. 1, 2 and 3. The base Within itself does not form any specific part of the present invention, except so far as the conmeeting of the column to the base is concerned but the means employed for connecting the column and base together can be employed without any specific reference to the form of the base. Upon the top of the column 1 is located the capital 3, which may be of any desired form and if in the event it is desired to connect a series of lamps either electric or other kinds, the lamp supporting arms 4 are employed and extend outward either horizontally or at an angle to the head or body'5. It will be understood that the arms may be of any desired form and in case it is desired to give the finished structure a neat appearance the lamp carrying arms may be curved or given any form desired. In use it is of great importance that the post proper including-the column, base and other parts going to make up the lamp post be held in a true upright position and so held that it will be practically rigid.

In use a proper cement foundation 6 is provided u on which foundation is set the base 2, which base may be of any specific form, but when a telegraph or telephone pole is to be used in connection with the lamp post, or in other words the lamp post is to surround the pole, it is of importance that provision be made for shifting the base 2 in a limited sense with reference to the pole. It. is of the utmost importance that the pole 7 does not come in direct contact with the lamp post. In order to provide for the adjustment of the lamp 0st together with its base the base is provided with the flanges 8, which flangesare rovided with the elongated slots 9, throng which slots Patented Feb. 10,1914.

are passed the anchor rods 10, said anchor rods being curved at their bottom or lower ends as illustrated at 11, Fig. 7. It will be understood that the top or upper ends should be screw threaded to receive the nuts 12 by means of which the base 2 can be properly clamped upon the foundation 6. The base as used in connection with the electric pole 7 is provided with the flanges 13, which flanges are provided with apertures, through which apertures the bottom or lower ends of the tie rods 14 are passed and suitable nuts or heads 15 are provided upon the bottom or lowerends of said tie rods 14. The tie rods 14 extend upward through the capital 16 and the lamp arm carryin head 17 and the to or upper ends of said tie rods provided wit screw threaded nuts 18 by means of which the column and the difl'erent parts carried by the column can be securely clamped together.

For the purpose of coverin the top or upper end or portion of the elhctric pole 7 the casin 19 is provided, which caslng is formed 0 sheet metal and in practice should be given a form in cross section corresponding substantially with the form in cross section of the column 1. It will be understood that a uniform taper should be given so that when the parts are assembled the finished structure includin the lamp post proper and the electric p0 e will havea continuous and uniform taper from to between the extreme top 0 the casing 19 and the base.

In assembling the parts going to make up an electric pole and lamp post combined the proper foundation should first be made and the anchor rods 10 properly secured in place after which the pole may be erected and secured in upright position in the usual manner the various parts surrounding the pole elevated and placed inposition; or before erecting the pole the various parts may be placed in proper relative position while in a horizontal position and the lamp post brought into a vertical ositior 1. It will be understood that in eit er event the base should be properly connected to the column and the capital and lamp arm head also properly connected b means of the tie rods 14 after which t e base is secured in fixed position upon its foundation. In order to rovide means for manipulating the screw t readed nuts 12 so as to clamp the base 2 upon its foundation the base 2 should be provided with a door 20.

The lamp arm carr ing head 17 is provided with the upwar extending flange 21, which flange is annular and flared outward as best illustrated in Figs. 7 and 8. To the bottom or lower end ofthe casing 19 is attached in any convenient and well known manner the combined cap and water shed 22, the bottom of said cap is provided with to bottom or roeaeie the opening 23, which is formed of a size to admit the annular flange 21. The casing 19 is secured to the top or upper portion of the pole by means of the clamp 24 or its equivalent. It is well understood that there is more or less vibration of, .poles such as telephone and telegraph poles and it is of importance that the vibrations of the pole will not communicate to the lamp post or in other words that the lamp post is to be entirely out of contact at all times with the pole, otherwise the lamp post would be vibrated with'the vibrations of the pole, thereby causing injur to lamps especially electric lamps of a elicate nature and also injury would be liable to gas mantles, such as the common and well known Welsbach mantleor other incandescent lamps wherein incandescent filamentary substances are used.

In Fig. 10 I have illustrated a slight modification as to the method of connectin the base 2 to the foundation 6, which modification consists in extending the anchor rods 24 upward and through the base, which anchor rods are employed to tie the base and torus 25.

In Fig. 3 I have illustrated tie rods 26, which tie rods are connected at their bottom or lower ends to the flanges 27 formed upon the torus 25, said tie rods extending upward through the capital 28 and the lamp carrying head 17, upon which lamp carrying head is clamped the globe holding cap 29, all of the parts bein clamped together by means of the nuts 30 Iocated upon the top or upper ends of the tie rods 26.

In Fig. 4 I have illustrated the tie rods running from top to bottom of the lam 0st and the bottom or lower ends embed in the foundation 6.

It will be understood that it is immaterial so far as the present invention is concerned as to whether or not the tie rods are made up in sections as shown in Fi 3 or are continuous as shown in Fig. 4, t e result being the same in both instances.

In the drawings I have illustrated various forms of bases for the purpose of illustrating the practicability of various shapes of bases in connection with the present invention.

For the purpose of producing water and air tight jolnts as between the top and bottom ends of the column, the gaskets 31 are provided whichgaskets are located between the torus and the bottom or lower end of the column and between the capital and the top or upper end of the column respectfully. For the ur ose of making close and practically air tlght joints the gaskets 31 are preferably formed of lead or like soft metal.

Having fully described my invention what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent is:

In a device of the character described, a lamp post consisting of a mete base, a

column carried by said base, a capital In testimony that I claim the above, I located upon the u per end of the column, have hereunto subscribed my name in the 10 a combined cap an water shed, the bottom presence of two witnesses.

of said cap provided with an opening, an

annular flange located within said water O ISTOPHER BARRIOK' shed, means for anchoring the base, and Witnesses: means for securing the base, column and SYLVIA BonoN,

capital in fixed relative position. F. W. BOND.

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U.S. Classification52/295, 52/301, 52/297, 362/431
Cooperative ClassificationF21W2131/103, E04H12/08, F21V21/10, F21S8/085
European ClassificationE04H12/08, F21S8/08H, F21V21/10