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A. Cathcart Patent 6818

A. Cathcart Patent 6818

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Object Name
patent model, locomotive, inclined plane
date made
1849
patent date
1949-10-23
patentee
Winans, Ross
inventor
Cathcart, Andrew
associated place
United States: Indiana, Madison
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 31 in; 36.83 cm x 29.21 cm x 78.74 cm
ID Number
TR.251272
accession number
48865
catalog number
251272
patent number
6,818
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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