Patent Model - Terminal for Underground-Telegraph Lines

Maker and role
William Patterson (b.1854, d.1916), Patentee
Western Electric Manufacturing Company, Assignee
Production date
Oct 12 1880
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Object detail

Iron, copper
6 1/2 x 15 x 3" (16.5 x 38.1 x 7.6cm)
Patterson's patent cable "consists of insulated wires bound together and drawn within an iron pipe, which may be embedded in the earth or laid under water, and by means of a stand-pipe or otherwise the pipe must always be kept full of oil, and thus the wires are protected." (Patent Number 233,162)
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