Abstract: The present invention provides a swing-away stair assembly including a pivot bracket assembly for supporting a stair body for pivotal movement on a work machine, such as a landfill compactor. The pivot bracket assembly includes a stair support sub-assembly having an attachment portion for attaching to the stair body and a pivot portion spaced from the attachment portion. The pivot bracket assembly further includes a pivot mount sub-assembly for attaching the swing-away assembly to the lateral side of the machine, the pivot mount sub-assembly including a mounting portion for attaching to the lateral side of the machine and a pivot portion spaced from the mounting portion. A hinge member cooperates with the stair support sub-assembly and the pivot mount sub-assembly whereby the stair support sub-assembly is supported for pivotal movement relative to the pivot mount sub-assembly for supporting the stair for pivotal movement relative to the lateral side of the machine.
Abstract: The disclosure is directed to an improved horse drawn carriage providing several safety and performance features. A transverse shaft tip to shaft tip deflector is fittable over wooden shafts to prevent snagging objects such as trees and fence posts between horse and harness. Wheel deflectors, wheel guards, a low position passenger seat, and a removable rear platform assembly for standing passengers are disclosed.