Patent Number: 8,870,002

Title: Railroad freight car draft gear assembly

Abstract: A railcar draft gear assembly having an axially elongated spring assembly comprised of an axially stacked array of individual spring units and further including cooperating instrumentalities for maintaining the spring assembly generally axially aligned with a longitudinal axis of the railcar draft gear assembly during operation of the draft gear assembly while maintaining the individual spring units in generally aligned relation relative to each other.

Inventors: Wilt; Donald E. (Batavia, IL), Salis; Keith A. (Clare, IL), Hanson; Lawrence W. (Amboy, IL)

Assignee: Miner Enterprises, Inc.

International Classification: B61G 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00