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Publication numberUS1545806 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 14, 1925
Filing dateNov 23, 1923
Priority dateNov 23, 1923
Publication numberUS 1545806 A, US 1545806A, US-A-1545806, US1545806 A, US1545806A
InventorsClifford Whitridge John
Original AssigneeBuckeye Steel Castings Co
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Car-coupling device
US 1545806 A
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J. C. WHITRIDGE GAR COUPLING DEVICE July 14, 1925.

Filed NOV. 23, 1925 @Hoz wuts mally in the transverse vertical plane of the knuckle and having their slots widened at their centers to permit release ofthe cross bar after removal-of the knuckle from the coupler head; p

3. In a device of thecharacter set forth, the combination with a coupler head having' headed studs on its sides, of links engaged with said studs and laterally expanded midway their ends whereby to clear the heads of the studs, a cross bar between the outer ends of the links, headed studs on the ends of the cross bar engaged in the links, and

. means normally preventing Vdisengagenlent 15 of the studs and the links. f

- 4. In a device ofthe character setvforth,

the combination of a coupler head provided with headed studs at respective sides and.

having a knuckle, of across bar provided with means for engagement of a hook coupler andhaving headed studs vat its ends, and slotted links connecting the studsV of the coupler head withv the studs of-the cross bar and'ihaving cent-ral enlarged portions, said slotted links being so proportioned relatively to the coupler head and cross bar that the devices-cannot be applied to or removed Vfrom the coupling head Without removing the knuckle of the latter.

In testimony whereof, I have signed this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses. y A

JOI-IN CLIFFORD IVHITRIDGE. e Witnesses:

WILLIAM JAY BENNETT, a `vFRED IVINDON EisnLs'rniN.

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2498764 *Nov 5, 1946Feb 28, 1950Carnegie Illinois Steel CorpCombination coupler
US2652158 *Aug 4, 1949Sep 15, 1953Waugh Equipment CoRailway car construction
US5051673 *Mar 21, 1990Sep 24, 1991Goodwin Vernon LPatient support structure
Classifications
U.S. Classification213/112
International ClassificationB61G5/00, B61G5/04
Cooperative ClassificationB61G5/04
European ClassificationB61G5/04