Patent Model - Improvement in Railway Switches

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James Davis, Patentee
Production date
Aug 09 1870
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Cast and sheet iron, paint, brass
2 x 6 1/4 x 12" (5.1 x 15.9 x 30.5cm)
5 x 6 1/4 x 2 3/4" (12.7 x 15.9 x 7cm)
Davis's invention "relates to railroad switches, and aims to make certain improved arrangements of the mechanism whereby greater convenience and certainty is attained in the operation thereof." (Patent Number 106,131)
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