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July 23, 1946. K. G. MYERS WAGON, TRAILER AND IMPLEMENT TONGUE . Filed‘April?‘, 1944 . 2,404,521 I v 2 Sheets-Sheet‘l Inventor Ki‘N/VETH 6T Mmes, _ Q ’ My Hey; July 23, 1946“ ‘Y K. s. MYERS 2,4945%? WAGON, TRAIL ER AND IMPLEMENT TONGUE FilladApril 5, n44v 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 \\\\\ \ \\\\\\ ‘ Inventor Patented July 23, 1946 2,404,521 V UNITED STATES PATENT OFF-ICE 2,404,521 ‘WAGON, TRAILER, AND IMPLEMEN ' TON GUE Kenneth G. Myers, Alexander, Iowa Appiication April 5, 1944, Serial No. 529,660 1 Claim. (Cl. 280—-33.44) 2 1 This invention appertains to- new and useful improvements in draft devices and more particu larly to a tongue which can be used either for wagon trailers or farm implements. ' The principal object of the present invention is to provide a tongue structure made up of tele scopic sections so that it can be used in various At the outer end of the tongue section M are upper and lower projecting members I5, I1 aper tured as at It to permit disposition of a pin therethrough when attaching this end of the tongue to a tractor or any other structure. The member I‘! has a neck yoke ring hook to be used when horses are used. I Figure 6 discloses an auto steer-type front axle, the axle being denoted by numeral 20 and ments. Other objects and advantages of the invention 10 having wheels 2i at the ends thereof adapted to be steered by arms 22 connected by’ link rods 23 will become apparent to the reader of the follow to opposite sides of a yoke 24 which is connected ing description. by a kingpin 25 to the axle 2E]. The attaching In the drawings: end of the tongue of the present invention is Figure 1 is a top plan view of the tongue. Figure 2 is a fragmentary top plan view show 15 secured to the yoke 24 by a bolt or the like 25, capacities in drawing vehicles or farm imple the present invention in Figure 6 being generally ing the tongue in contracted position. referred to by numeral 26. Figure 3 is a longitudinal sectional view If desired, the sections I3, l4 may be square or through a portion of the tongue. rectangular in cross-section as shown in Figure 5 Figure 4 is an enlarged fragmentary perspec 20 and denoted by the reference characters I3a and tive view. Ida. ' While the foregoing speci?cation sets forth the Figure 6 is a top plan view fragmentarily show invention in speci?c terms, it is to be understood ing the tongue connected to an auto steer-type that numerous changes in the shape, size and front axle. Referring to the drawings wherein like numer 25 materials may be resorted to Without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention as als designate like parts, it can be seen that nu claimed hereinafter. meral 5 denotes a channeled member which is Having described the invention, what is welded or otherwise secured to the usual front Figure 5 is a cross-sectional View. axle bar 6 of a wagon or trailer. This axle bar claimed as new is: A draft tongue comprising a structure attach 30 6 should be steerable. able hollow section, a second section slidable A pair of arms ‘I, ‘I are bolted as at 8 to the within the ?rst section, each of said sections hav channeled member 5 and converge at their outer ing an aperture therein, detent means secured to ends as at 9 where they are bridged by a plate I!) on which is an apertured lug II which can be ' said ?rst section and adapted to engage in both used when a double-tree I2 (see Figure 1) is to 35 of said apertures when said apertures are in alignment, spring means biasing said detent to be employed, that is, when the tongue is to be used with horses. , ward said aperture, a ?nger grip on said spring means adapted for release of the same, and The arm portions 9 overlap and are welded or otherwise secured to the inner end of a hollow 40 structure attaching means comprising upper and lower projecting members, apertured to receive a tube I3.v This tongue structure has a slide sec pin, and a neck yoke ring hook on the lower of tion I 4 which is slidable in the section I3 and at its inner end has a recess for receiving a pintle said members at the outer end of the last-men tioned section, and a horse-draft securing means on the ?rst section, said last-mentioned means I5a on a spring I5, this spring being secured to the outer end portion of the section I3 with the 45 comprising extending arms bridged by a plate pintle I5a operating through an opening in this and an apertured lug on said plate. end of the section I3. KENNETH G. MYERS.