Patent Model - Roadway and Tramway

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Cornelius Bremerkamp, Patentee
Production date
Jan 13 1880
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Wood, iron
12 x 11 3/4 x 2" (30.5 x 29.8 x 5.1cm)
Bremerkamp's patent is "new and useful Improvements in the Construction of Roadways and Tramways..." Its objective "is to give greater durability to a roadway paved with wood in blocks, and to facilitate the construction of the roadway by a combination of materials and a method of construction permitting the preparation of the pavement in such a manner that it will only be necessary to take the dimensions of the way to be laid, to combine the whole of the parts of the paving in the yard or work-shop, carry them to the spot where they are to be put down, and to lay the paving without any fitting of the pieces on the spot,..." (Patent Number 223,431)
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