Pullman Patents for Sale

At the time the Society collected the Pullman Employee files, they also obtained several original patent documents.  These documents are bound with a blue ribbon and contain a red raised seal that reads “Patent Office United States of America”.  All contain several pages of drawings and text.

If you have an interest in any of the people below, you will want to own one of these outstanding documents.

These patents may be purchased by mailing a check for $45 to SSGHS / Pullman, 3000 W. 170th Place, Hazel Crest, IL 60429-1174.  Please include your name, address, phone, email and the complete description of the patent listed below:

  • James J. BLACK and Francis V. ROY, of Cincinnati, OH; patent #3,187,425 dated 8 June 1965 for Method of Fabricating Self-Sustaining Vessels
  • Donald M. TURNBULL, William A. BERTOLINI, and George W. CARR, of Cincinnati, OH; patent #3,185,519 dated 25 May 1965 for Platform Trailer
  • James J. BLACK, of Cincinnati, OH; patent #3,187,766 dated 8 June 1965 for Valving System for a Vessel Having a Plurality of Compartments
  • Franklin P. ADLER, of Michigan City, IN; patent #3,183,855 dated 18 May 1965 for Load Retainer
  • Jack E. GUTRIDGE, of Dyer, IN; patent #3,180,285 dated 27 April 1965 for Railway Vehicle Deck Structure
  • Ray L. FERRIS, of Thornton, IL; patent #3,185,421 dated 25 May 1965 for Foldable Stanchion
  • Kenneth J. AUSTGEN, of Griffith, IN and Jack W. BORGER, of Calumet City, IL; patent #3,180,284 dated 27 April 1965 for Sectionalized Deck Railway Car
  • Jack E. GUTRIDGE, of Dyer, IN, Jack W. BORGER of Calumet City, IL and Kenneth J. AUSTGEN, of Griffith, IN; patent #3,180,282 dated 27 April 1965 for Fifth Wheel Stand
  • Robert M. SHERRIE, of Lansing, IL, William H. PETERSON of Homewood, IL and Jack W. BORGER of Calumet City, IL; patent #3,181,480 dated 4 May 1965 for Long Travel Cushioned Fifth Wheel Stand
  • Robert M. SHERRIE, of Lansing, IL; patent #3,182,607 dated 11 May 1965 for Container Transfer Arrangement
  • Jack W. BORGER of Calumet City, IL; patent #3,182,954 dated 11 May 1965 for Gate Valve Devices for Hopper Cars
  • Willis H. KNIPPEL of Palos Park, IL; patent #3,189,306 dated 15 June 1965 for Fifth Wheel Stand Elevating Mechanism

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