Road Scraper Patent Model, 1892

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Description
This is a patent model for a road scraper assigned to the Western Wheeled Scraper Company in 1892.
As the good roads movement gathered strength in the 1890s, inventors generated a host of patent applications for machines that improved roads using horse-drawn scrapers and graders.
date made
1892
patent date
1982-12-16
patentee
Western Wheeled Scraper Company
Measurements
overall: 21 in x 6 in; 53.34 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
MC.251194
catalog number
251194
accession number
48865
subject
Patent Models
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition
America on the Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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