US 669296 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
Patented Mar. 5, 1901,
H. C; WILLIAMSON, H. PRIES &. J. W. MEYER. GUIDING BRACKET F CAR DOORS.
(Application B1 6.
,1900. 010mm.) 8 c UNITED STATES ATENT- Fries.
HENRY O. WILLIAMSON, HERMAN PRIES, AND JOHN W. MEYER, OF MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA.
GUIDING-BRACKET FOR CAR-DOORS SPECIFICATION formingpart of Letters Patent No. 669,296, dated March 5, 1901.
Original application filed May 26, 1899, Serial No. 718,333. Divided and this application filed October 3, 1900. Serial N0.31,9l 8- (No model.)
To a, whom it may concern.- stud-bolt is first turned into the portion A 55 Be it known that we, HENRY 0. WILLIAM- and then the bracket is applied to the end of SON, HERMAN FRIES, and JOHN W. MEYER, the stud. Should the wall-plate of the bracket citizens of the United States, and residents of impinge against the side of the car when its Michigan City, county of Laporte, and State sole E is not in horizontal position, it should of Indiana, have invented certain new and beremoved from'theboltand thelatter should 6o usefulImprovements in Guiding-Brackets for be given a partial additional turn in the car- Gar-Doors, of which the following is a specibody.
fication, and which are illustrated in the ac- The bracket comprises the wall-plate, to IO companyingdrawings,formingapart thereof, which the character B particularly applies,
in whichthe sole E, which is flat, or substantially so, 65
Figure 1 is a detail side elevation of a carand the rib F, which isprolonged upwardly body with the bracket attached, and Fig. 2 is a above the sole and widened, as shown at f, to sectional view on the line t 4 of Fig. 1. form the guide to prevent lateral movement I 5 The invention herein shown and described of a car-door.
was included in our application for Letters The form of the sole E being such that its 70 Patent filed May 26, 1899, Serial No. 718,333, end portions are radiallyat a greater distance andis now divided out of said application. from the stud D as a center than are its in- The invention relates to that type of cartermediate portions, the bracket cannot be door-guiding brackets which are intended to turned upon the stud when the car-door is be proof against removal from the body of the situated immediately above the same, and 75 car while the door is in place and which, in consequently it is impossible for pilferers to addition to such auxiliary screws or bolts as gain admission to the car by the removal of it may be found advisable to use, are secured the bracket situated near the rearward corby other means in such manner that they ner of the door.
cannot be removed from the car-body'with- We claim as our invention- 80 out rotation, and their rotation is prevented 1. In combination, a bolt adapted to be by prolonging the surface of the bracket, set into and projecting from the side wall of which is situated immediately underneath the car and havingits outer or projecting end the bottom edge of the door, so that its ends threaded, and a bracket formed with athreadare further removed from the axis of rotation ed socket adapted to be screwed on or off said 85 than are its intermediate portions. bolt when the latter ison the car, such bracket The object of the invention is to simplify having a guide portion for engagement with the construction, and particularly the means the sliding surface,substantially as described.
for attaching the bracket to the car-body. 2. A guiding-bracket for car-doors having The invention consists in the parts and ara threaded socket adapted to be screwed on 0 rangement of parts, as hereinafter fully dea bolt, and a guide portion adapted, on the scribed, and as illustrated in the acoompanyturning of the bracket, to contact with the ing drawings, .in which we show at A a porcar-door to prevent unscrewing of the bracket tion of the side of the car, at B the bracket,and from the bolt.
at G a stud-bolt, preferably set into the body 3. In combination, a cardoor guiding 5 A by screw-threads, as shown at c, and havbracket, a stud independent of the bracket ing a projecting screw-threaded end D. and adapted to project from a car-body and The bracket is apertured through its wallhaving its outer end threaded, the bracket plate, and this aperture is threaded to receive being provided with means for engaging the a threaded end D of the bolt 0. This aperthreaded end of the stud said means turning I00 ture should be of such depth that the stud end with the bracket.
will not reach to the bottom of it when the wall-plate of the bracket is in contact with HENRY WILLIAMSON o the ide of the car and referabl the a er- HERMAN FRIES 5 B a P Y P JOHN w. MEYER.
ture is counterbored to form a recess b for the reception of the unthreaded portion of the Witnesses: stud-bolt. C. E. GOMBS,
In applying the bracket to the car-body the SAMUEL J. TAYLOR.