Patent Model - Improvement in Cattle-Chutes

Maker and role
James McCoy, Patentee
Robert McCoy, Patentee
Production date
Nov 25 1879
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Wood, iron
11 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 6" (29.8 x 24.1 x 15.2cm)
James and Robert McCoy's patent provides "a convenient chute for loading cattle which can be readily adjusted to load the cattle and then replaced or thrown out of the range of the cars, the same being cheaply and substantially made..." The intended use is for loading cattle onto a railway car. (Patent Number 221,931)
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