Cyrus Avery Horse-Power Patent Model

Description (Brief)
Cyrus Avery received a patent in 1860 for his horse-power machine. This patent model depicts the mechanism that converts “horse-power” (a horse was connected by a pole to the mechanism turning the gear) which would power machines.
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Agricultural Equipment Toys
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Agricultural Equipment Toys
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Clarence B. Avery

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