Patent Model - Automatic Blast for Carbureters in RailRoad-Cars &c.

Maker and role
Elias Hutchinson (b.1835, d.1912), Patentee
Production date
Oct 30 1866
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Tinned sheet iron, copper, steel
7 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 6" (18.7 x 14.6 x 15.2cm)
Hutchinson's invention "consists of a pendulum so suspended from an axis as, under the lateral or swaying motion of the car, &co., to operate a pump-rod through the medium of a crank or otherwise, and thereby afford a blast of air to be driven through a carbureting-chamber, to be therein impregnated with hydrocarbon vapor, and fitted to serve as an illuminating-gas or for the purpose of heating the car" (Patent Number 59,226)
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