Accession Number : ADD007718

Title :   Freight Container Transport.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Harris,William G

Report Date : 25 Sep 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent discloses freight container transport mechanism comprising a pair of jaw-like platforms movable toward one another by a winch-cable means to abut opposite ends of a freight container. As the platforms move toward one another certain upstanding struts on the platforms swing upwardly to raise the freight container from ground level to a transport position supported between the platforms. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Cargo vehicles, *Cargo handling, *Containerized shipping, Land transportation, Trailers, Loading(Handling), Winches, Mechanical cables, Clamps, Ground level, Tractors, Platforms

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE