Design for a building strut or column
US D27394 S
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G. M. HORTON. BUILDING STRUT 0R COLUMN. No. 27,394. Patented July 20,1897.
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HORTON, ()I" DULUTH, MINNESOTA.
DESIGN FOR A BUILDING STRUT OR COLUMN.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Design No. 27,394, dated July 20, 1897.
Application filed June 8, 1897. Serial No. 639,938. Term of patent 14 years.
To (LU 10710721 7'! may concern.-
Be it known that I, CHARLES M. IIORToN, a citizen of the United States, residing at Dnlnth, in the county of St. Louis and State of Minnesota, have invented a new and original Design for a Building Strut or Column, of which the following is a specification.
This invention relates to a new and original design for a building strut or column; and it has for its object to provide a design of this character that shall be both useful and ornamental.
The leading feature of the design resides in a strut or column having a straight longitudinal fiat web portion, provided at each of its side edges with a'longitndinal flanged portion disposed at right angles to the web, said flange portions lying in, parallel planes and being provided at their side edges with longitudinal rounded beads projected beyond the plane of the outer faces thereof.
A minor feature of the design resides in providing the opposite parallel flanged portions of the strut or column with inclined inner faces meeting the opposite sides or faces of the web portion and merging into said beads.
In the drawings, Figure 1 is a perspective View of a section of a building strut or column embodying the herein-described design. Fig. 2 is a cross-sectional view thereof.
Referring to the accompanying drawings, the numeral 1 designates the straight longitudinal flat web portion of the strut or co1 umn, which web poriion is provided at each of its side edges with a longitudinal flange 2, projecting at each side of the web portion and disposed at right angles thereto. The opposite flange portions 9 lie in parallel planes and are provided at their side edges with longitudinal rounded beads 3, projected beyond the plane of the outer faces thereof, and said flange portions 2 are further provided with inclined inner faces 4', meeting the opposite side faces of the web portion 1. and merging into the rounded heads 3.
\Vhat I claim is The design for a building strut or column, herein shown and described.
In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my own I have hereto aflixed my signature in the presence of two witnesses.
(IIARL CS M. HORTON.
\Vitnesses J OHN 1t. MCGIFFERT, (11:85. P. CRAIG.