Re: Murphy ends continued


Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

Al Kresse wrote:
It was named for Peter Murphy the patent holder and later President of Standard Railway Equipment. I believe those records are now at Northwestern U's trans library. Pullman-Standard even tried to copy one his designs and got caught in the courts.
Thanks, Al. Now that you state it, I think Richard Hendrickson had come with this fact too, but I'd forgotten.

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