TODAY’S PATENT – COMBINATION STEP AND STRAIGHT LADDER
The COMBINATION STEP AND STRAIGHT LADDER was invented by Brown Tobe on the 15th of September 1942, bearing patent number US2295930A.
This present invention generally relates to a combination step and straight ladder, and it consists in the constructions, arrangements and combinations herein described and claimed. It; is a particular object of the invention to provide a ladder of the character stated in which the stile members thereof are formed of relatively light weight reinforced by angle bars along the longitudinal edges airdrying great rigidity and strength to the ladder, yet not increasing the weight of the ladder materially. It is also an object of the invention to provide a novel hinge connection between the ladder sections insuring strength whether the ladder be used as a straight ladder or a step ladder. It is a still further object of the invention to provide a novel step mounting for the ladder.