Patent Model - Improvement in Joints for Sidewalks

Maker and role
Henry Dyer, Patentee
Production date
Mar 12 1878
See full details

Object detail

1 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 9" (3.8 x 29.8 x 22.9cm)
Dyer's patent constructs "a sidewalk in which the boards comprising it are so connected as to form a continuous sheet or plank; and consists in a peculiarly-formed block placed between the planks and secured to the sleepers by screws, the said blocks being so shaped and placed that they form a rigid joint between the planks they secure." (Patent Number 201,171)
Object number
Currently on display?


My shortlist

Object type

Explore other objects by color

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.