Suiter Swantz IP takes a look back at past inventions and inventors with our Patent Of The Day.

On this day in 1933, Samuel R. Garner was granted U.S. Patent No.1,905,377 for a Highway Guard Rail.

The present invention relates to a highway guard rail and has for one of its important objects to provide a device of this character embodying resilient means for supporting the rail in position.

Another important object of the invention is to provide novel means for connecting the adjacent ends of the rail sections together and for slidably mounting said rails on the resilient supporting means.

Other objects of the invention are to provide a highway guard rail of the character described which will be simple in construction, strong, durable, efficient and reliable in use, attractive in appearance and which may be manufactured and installed at low cost.

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