Patent Model - Improved Three-Horse Equalizer
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Elias Wright (b.1828, d.1901), Patentee
Gardner Herrick, Assignee
Elias Wright (b.1828, d.1901), Assignee
Jul 13 1869
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2 1/2 x 15 x 6" (6.4 x 38.1 x 15.2cm)
Wright's patent "is designed as an improvement in that class of equalizing-arrangements in which the two horses of the team are connected with the short arm of a bar, or equivalent vibrating-device coupled to the plow-beam, and the single horse is hitched to the opposite arm or side of such device, at such point as will enable the single horse to exert as much power to keep himself abreast in the line as it is exerted conjointly by the two." (Patent Number 92,503)
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