Patent Model - Improvement in Railroad Revolving Time-Table

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Aaron Vancleve (b.1806, d.1880), Patentee
Production date
Apr 27 1869
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Brass, glass
4 x 12 1/2" (10.2 x 31.8cm)
Vancleve's patent is an instrument "in which a clock or other time-keeper is combined with one or more revolving pointers, representing a train or trains running in one direction, and one or more pointers representing a train or trains running in the contrary direction, and arranged in accordance with the graduations of the clock-dial and with the running-time of the trains..." (Patent Number 89,524)
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