Patent Model - Improvement in Well-Boring Apparatus

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Walter Vaughn (b.1827, d.1889), Patentee
Surn Jackson (b.1845, d.1928), Patentee
Production date
Dec 11 1877
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Iron, brass
12 1/2 x 5 x 5" (31.8 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)
Vaughn and Jackson's patent "relates to an improved apparatus for boring wells, and other holes in the ground; and it consists, first, of a novel arrangement for hoisting the loaded cylinder to the surface and discharging its contents; and, second, of a device for forcing the curbing down the hole as the boring progresses, all compactly arranged and easily operated..." (Patent Number 198,058)
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