Patents for Inventions: Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Railways. Part II-A.D. 1867-1876, Band 1

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Seite 668 - Patents' publications (each set including more than 2,800 volumes and costing for printing and paper upwards of £2,600) have been presented to the authorities of the most important towns in the kingdom, on condition that the works shall be rendered daily accessible to the public, for reference or for copying, free of all charge. The following list gives the names of the towns, and shows the place of deposit, so far as ascertained, of each set of the works thus presented : — Aberdeen ( Mechanics'...
Seite 16 - ... apparatus for, communicating and transmitting or extending motive power, by means whereof carriages or waggons may be propelled on railways or roads, and vessels may be propelled on canals...
Seite xxii - In the evidence given before the Committee of the House of Commons, the promoters stated their expectation of obtaining about one-half of the whole number of passengers that the coaches then running could take, which was from 400 to 500 a day. But the railway was scarcely opened before it carried...
Seite 668 - A FREE LIBRARY and READING ROOMS are open to the Public daily, from 10 till 4 o'clock, in the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, 25, Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane. In addition to the printed Specifications, Indexes, and other publications of the Commissioners, the Library includes a Collection of the Leading British and Foreign Scientific Journals, and text-books in the various departments of science and art. Complete sets of the Commissioners of Patents...
Seite 53 - Bracknell, Berkshire, for improvements in the construction of railways, and in wheels to run on railways, and in apparatus for clearing the rails.
Seite 667 - AD 1853) ; together -with the RULES and REGULATIONS issued by the Commissioners of Patents for Inventions, and by the Lord Chancellor and the Master of the Rolls, under the Acts 15 & 16 Viet. c. 83, and 16 & 17 Viet, c. 115. Price 6d. By Post, 7d. 2. APPENDIX to the SPECIFICATIONS of ENGLISH PATENTS for REAPING MACHINES. ByB.WooDCROFT,FRS Price 6s. 6d. By Post, 6».
Seite 91 - Engineers' and Architects' Journal, vol. 10, p. 291.] AD 1847, February 12—N° 11,577. HEDGE, EGBERT.—" Certain improvements in rails for railways " and in the manner of securing them." " The rail is formed '.' with an upper and lower table connected together by a rib, the " upper table being made with projecting shoulders, which rest " on the sleeper, and the lower table to be inserted in the sleeper, " so that the rail may be firmly clamped to and secured in a...
Seite 164 - ... the constructing fishes for connecting the rails of railways, with a groove adapted for receiving the heads of the bolts or rivets employed for securing such fishes, and the application of such fishes for connecting the rails of railways.
Seite xv - Carlisle was applied to for the results of his experience. He wrote in May 1819, to Mr. Birkenshaw, " Our rails are one and a half " inches square, and stand upon stones about ten inches square, " and are placed at one yard distance from centre hole to centre " hole. Our railway carries four tons weight, and has never cost '• us anything yet, as to the expense of the malleable iron, except " creasing. The iron I cannot see the least alteration with, " although it has now been laid eight years....
Seite 283 - Drawing.] AD 1856, November 14.— N° 2695. BINKS, CHRISTOPHER. — "Improvements in converting iron " into steel, and in giving a coating of steel to iron." The invention consists " in converting masses of iron into steel, " either wholly or superficially, by the use and application of " certain cyanogen compounds or other materials containing and " capable of imparting to the iron both nitrogen and carbon, or " either, according to the quality or...

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