Patent Model - Improvement in Vehicle-Wheel Hubs

Maker and role
Angus McKellar, Patentee
Production date
Dec 02 1879
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Object detail

Brass, wood
6 1/2 x 5 x 3 1/2" (16.5 x 12.7 x 8.9cm)
McKellar lived at Camp Douglas, near Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. His patent provides "an improved vehicle-wheel hub of the class in which the axle-box is provided with a fixed radial flange and the spoke-tenons are confined between such flange and another which forms an integral part of a detachable sleeve that is screwed on or otherwise secured to the axle-box." (Patent Number 222,294)
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