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Railroad Car Coupling according to Eichholz (1874)

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The interactive animation shows a WebGL model of a railroad car coupling, which was developed by the machinist Eichholz in 1874. The advantage of the invention is that the operator does not have to occur between the railroad cars as previously.


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Images: Railroad Car Coupling patent (1874), symbolic image
Mechanisms: Railroad Car Coupling according to Eichholz (1874)
Interactive animations: Selection of 15 interactive Animations showing historical patents
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Persons creator: Henkel, Veit
creator: Döring, Ulf
inventor: Eichholz, J. W.
Time of creation 2014