FIRE SERVICE PATENTS.
List of Fire Service Patents Issued May 2, 1878
FIRE-ESCAPE LADDER.—Combination of sectional ladder, mounted upon a truck, provided with turn-table, the ladder being elevated by means of a carriage operated by windlass and rope. Patent No. 202,364, issued April 16, 1878, to James P. Morris, assignor. Gilbert D. Wright and Joseph K. Bywaters, Paris, Texas.
Extension-Ladders.—Consisting of abernate grooved ladder sections, embracing tongued sections. A bracketed rail, adapted to rest beneath the window-sill, is attached to upper section. Removable hand-rails fold up with the sections by sleeve-connections. Patent No. 202-426, issued April 16, 1878, to George M. Evans, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MACHINERY FOR MANUFACTURING HOSE.Consisting of mandrel, dies of sufficient number, cord or wire-wrapping devices, and envelope wrapper. Patent No. 202.451, issued April 16, 1878, to Henry J. Merrens, Cleveland, Ohio.
Fire-Escape.—Hinged ladder-sections, capable of being employed as a straight ladder, by means of locking-bolts operated by ropes, or can be used to form vertical and horizontal supports for egress or ingress to buildings. Patent No. 202,460, issued April 16, 1876, to William C. Phillips, assignor, Charles M. Tucker and Charles E. Remsen, Norwalk, Conn.
Fire-Escape.—Consisting of a metallic tube, made in the fqrm of an open knob, in combination with the rope, passing through the same, and the belt ior carrying the descending person. Patent No. 202,504, issued April 16, 1878, to Joseph J. Adgate, assignor, and Charles E. Parent, New York, N. Y.
Fire-Escape.—Combination of roller, having flanges, with cord, having knots, and steps, having brackets. Patent No. 202,562, issued April 16,1878, to Gaylord Martin, Milwaukee, Wis.
KNAPSACK Fire-Engines.—Portable reservoir in combination with hand force pump and hose. Patent No. 7,774, reissued April 16, 1878, to Joseph W. Douglas, assignor, and W. & B. Douglas, Middletown, Conn.
Fire-Escape.—Combination in a flexible ladder of the treads, formed of rings and yokes, suspending chains or ropes and diagonal chains or ropes. Patent No. 202,708. issued April 23, 1878, to Frederick Dettmer, Madison, Ind.
FIRE-ESCAPE —Combination of frame, drum, having flanges, movable pin, having shoulder, spring, adjusting-screw and conical fixed part. Patent No. 202,767, issued April 13, 1878, to John Swank and Arnold Jehnke, Denver, Col.
FIRE-ALARM SIGNAL-BOXES. — Combination with a fire-alarm signal-box, of a local alarm, which is sounded by the mechanism which turns in the alarm. Patent No. 202,891, issued April 23, 1878, to Robert N. Tooker, Chicago, Ill.