Patent Model - Driving Mechanism for Street-Locomotives, &c.

Maker and role
Samuel Geoghegan (Irish, b.1845, d.1928), Patentee
Production date
Apr 06 1880
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Iron, paint
6 1/2 x 8 x 4 1/2" (16.5 x 20.3 x 11.4cm)
2 7/16lbs (1.11kg)
Geoghegan's patent "relates to improvements applied to locomotive-engines, tram-cars, and other vehicles propelled by gas, steam, or other motive power, whereby the driving mechanism is removed from proximity to dirt and dust, while it is rendered easily accessible and suitable provision is made for the use of springs." (Patent Number 226,230)
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