Runk's Belt Tightener

1871 Scientific American  
3 4 2 RUNK'S BELT TIGHTENER. Our engraving shows a new belt tightener, invented and patente'a by Geo. W. Rimk, of Franklin, La., and designed to afford a ready means of stretching and tightening belts, with out removing them from the pulleys.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican05271871-342 fatcat:45a77lb7nfhbbnky7nsbu3wc2y