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Numéro d'artefact
2003.0216.001
Modèle
TRAFFIC COUNTER JR.
Fabricant
STREETER-AMET CO.
Lieu du fabricant
Grayslake, Illinois, United States of America
Date De Fabrication
Vers 1960
contexte Fonction
TO RECORD TRAFFIC VOLUME AUTOMATICALLY WITH A PNEUMATIC DETECTOR, AND OFFERING DIRECT VISUAL READINGS OF THE RESULTS IN ORDER TO HELP TRAFFIC ENGINEERS IN THEIR PLANNING, DESIGNING, CONTROLLING, OPERATING AND MANAGEMENT OF TRAFFIC.
contexte technique
THE COUNTER WORKS WITH A PNEUMATIC TRAFFIC DETECTOR WHICH APPARENTLY, WORKS BETTER THAN PHOTO-ELECTRIC COUNTING DEVICES FOR HIGH SPEED TRAFFIC. THE TRAFFIC TUBE IS ATTACHED ACROSS THE ROADWAY, ACTS AS A SENSOR AND IS LINKED TO THE TRAFFIC COUNTER. THE MECHANISM IS POWERED BY TWO DRY CELL 6 VOLTS BATTERIES. FOR MORE INFO SEE WORKSHEET.
contexte Canada
USED ON CANADIAN ROADS TO RECORD TRAFFIC VOLUME FROM THE 1960'S TO THE 1980'S. TRAFFIC ENGINEERING STARTED IN THE 1930'S WITH THE INCREASE NUMBER OF ROADS AND AUTOMOBILES. IT BECAME EVEN MORE IMPORTANT IN CANADA AFTER WW2.
Description
CAST ALUMINUM CASE/ GLASS
Nombres de pièces
2
Numéro de série
J-18403
Fini(s) de l'artefact
ROUGH METAL CASE WITH HANDLE
Marques sur l'artefact
Embossed on lid: "Traficounter Jr./ STREETER-AMET CO./ GRAYSLAKE/ ILL. USA/ U.S. PAT. NO'S 8.2884148, DES. 130482"/ Mfr plate inside of lid: "PATENTED UNDER ONE OR/ MORE OF THE FOLLOWING U.S. PAT./ 2067336, 2269501, 2334143, 2340634,/ 2362874, Des. 130492, 2040072, 2040073,/ 2103618, 2065362, 2228165,/ 2207996, 2156715, 2140796,/ 2381412, 2543794, 2543806,/ & PATENTS PENDING./ MANUFACTURED BY/ STREETER-AMET CO./ Grayslake, ILL., U.S.A./ SERIALNO./ [engraved] J-18403"/ Yellow label below: "WARNING/ THE "ON"-"OFF" SWITCH MUST/ REMAIN IN THE "OFF" POSITION/ WHEN COUNTS ARE NOT BEING/ TAKEN./ ALSO/ DIAPHRAM POINTS MUST BE/ GAPPED AS PER THE OPERATING/ INSTRUCTIONS, PAGE #4/ NEVER ALLOW DIAPHRAGM/ POINTS TO REMAIN CLOSED. DAM-/ AGE TO THE ENTIRE COUNTER MAY/ RESULT FROM THE BATTERY CORRO-/ SION"/ PRINT ON COUNTER READS: "THE VEEDER MFR CO./ PATENTED OCT. 22, 1895 & AUG. 15, 1911/ HARTFORD/ CONN. U.S.A./ VEEDER"/ DIAL BESIDE COUNTER IS DIVIDED "0" TO "20"/ PIECE BEHIND READS: "PAT. APPLD. FOR"
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
TWO 6 VOLTS EVEREADY BATTERIES (NO. 410), RIBBER ROAD TUBE (50')
Groupe 1
Transports terrestres motorisés
Catégorie 1
Contrôle de circulation
Matériau(x)
métal->aluminium;verre