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Train Stopping Device - Invention/2

Original technical drawing of a Train Stopping Device, invented by Winthrop Bishop. Shows details of Figures 5, 16 & 17. Drawn in 1916 by George Mosher, Attorney, and stamped on back by the US Patent Office, Nov. 1, 1916.

  • 2019.1.28
  • Train Stopping Device - Invention

    Original technical drawing of a Train Stopping Device, invented by Winthrop Bishop. Shows details of Figures 4, 7, 8 and 9. Drawn in 1916 by George Mosher, Attorney, and signed by witnesses and stamped on back by the US Patent Office.

  • 2019.1.27
  • Spring/Summer 1889 Hat Collection

    • Item
    • 1889

    An original reproduction color poster produced by J. F. Blanchard & Co. of Truro, NS in 1889. Features the styles of hats available for the spring and summer season.

  • 91.62.2 and 2010.55.1
  • Sherriff's Sale

    A public notice of a Sheriff's Sale at Colchester Supreme Court, Truro, January 29, 1855. Alexander Campbell, Plaintiff vs. William Bell, Defendant - to be sold at public auction 100 acres of land. Signed by Sheriff Charles Blanchard and Adams G. ...

  • 1999.94.5
  • Science School Building, Truro, NS, 1900, sheet 2

    • Item
    • 1900

    Blueprint copy of the architectural plans of the present day Colchester Museum and Archives, once known as the Science Building of the Normal School (building next door). Original plan designed and drawn in May 1900 by Elliott & Hopson, Archit...

  • 2019.22.2
  • Science School Building, Truro, NS, 1900, sheet 1

    • Item
    • 1900

    Blueprint copy of the architectural plans of the present day Colchester Museum and Archives, once known as the Science Building of the Normal School (building next door). Original plan designed and drawn in May 1900 by Elliott & Hopson, Archit...

  • 2019.22.1
  • Residence, Truro N.S. for Frank Stanfield Esq.

    • Collection
    • 1903

    Architectural drawings for residence at 38 Dominion Street, Truro, NS.Built in 1903, this 2.5 story wood frame structure was designed by E. D. Vernon. It is an excellent example of the Queen Anne Style with many classical details including bays, g...

  • 87.2.2 to 87.2.9
  • Rail Joint - Invention, 2

    Original technical drawing of a Rail Joint, invented by John S. Miller. Includes dimensions and details of Figures 7 and 8. Drawn by George Mosher likely circa 1916, when he did similar drawings for other inventors.

  • 2019.1.18 to 2019.1.21
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