US 1187017 A
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J. H. SNOW.
I BARREL SUPPORT.
APPLICATION FILED 020.15. 1914.
1,187,017. 1 Patented June13, 1916.
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB H. SNOW, OF INiDlIAhTAIPOLIS, INDIANA, ASSIGNORJIO HIlTGHISON BARREL SUPPORT COMPANY, OF HARRIS, I I
To all whom it may concern: I Be it known that I, JAcoB H. Snow, a citizen of the United States, residing at In.-
.dianapolis, in the county of Marion and State of Indiana, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Barrel-Sup ports, of which the following is a specification. This invention relates to an improvement in barrel supports, and the object is to provide means for maintaining the barrel atthe desired angle, upon the support.
. A further object is in the method of constructing the runners 0r rockers whereby an end of the rocker may be inserted beneath the end of a barrel in elevating it from the ground.
The invention relates to still other 'novel features of construction and combinations of parts which will-be hereinafter more fully described and pointed out in the claim.
In the accompanying drawings: Figure 1 is a perspective view of the invention; and
Fig. 2 is a. detailed view in elevation of the chock. 5
The support A comprises two rockers, each composed of a bar of metal bent to form the two members 1 and 2, one curved or Specification of Letters Iatent.
rounded to rest and rock on the floor, and
the other approximately straight and the,
ends are bent together and riveted to form stops or supports 3, 3 for an end of the bar rel when the latteris tilted endwise. Gross plates 4 and 5 extend across and connect the rockers :together, side by side as'one. A
chock consisting of a U-shaped casting 6 is fastened to one of the runners A by means of a bolt 7 so that the chock has free movement on the runner or rocker 1, and is capable of being removed therefrom. This chock acts as a wedge or means for maintaining the support at an angle for the purpose of elevating the barrel or cask to the position desired.
A barrel support comprising two rigidly connected rockers, each composed of a bar bent to form two members, one curved and a" chock slidably connected with one-of the curved members.
In testimony whereof I aflix my signature, in the presence of two witnesses. I
JACOB H.- SNOW. Witnesses: a
L. E. SNOW, E. L. Dm'nnnn.
Patented June 13, 1916. Application filed December 15, 1914. Serial No. 877,393.