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US Patent: 161,970
Portable Steam Engine
Patentee:
Frank F. Landis - Lancaster, PA

USPTO Classifications:
60/669

Tool Categories:
propulsion and energy : steam apparatus : portable steam engines

Assignees:
None

Manufacturer:
Not known to have been produced

Witnesses:
J. Franklin Reigart
A. W. Scharit
W. E. Chaffee
Alonzo Hughes

Patent Dates:
Applied: Apr. 01, 1874
Granted: Apr. 13, 1875

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"Vintage Machinery" entry for F. F. & A. B. Landis
Description:
Abstract:

My invention consists in the combination of a cold-water reservoir with the boiler of a portable steam engine, in such a manner that the said reservoir shall form the bed for the crankshaft journal-bearings, substantially as and for the purpose hereinafter set forth.

Claim:

In a portable steam-engine, the water-reservoir A, located between the boiler and the crank-shaft, and supporting the bearings of the latter.

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