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Calcining-Furnance. (open access)

Calcining-Furnance.

Patent for updates to "calcining-furnaces", specifically several original and new parts, including illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Hughes,Godfrey
System: The Portal to Texas History
Lock-Corner. (open access)

Lock-Corner.

Patent for a lock corner for attaching the corners of cardboard or paper boxes.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Hall, Edgar R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow-Frame. (open access)

Plow-Frame.

Patent for a plow frame, which is adjustable to different widths.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: McDonnold, Pleasant T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Handling Tool. (open access)

Wire-Handling Tool.

Patent for a wire handling tool for stretching wire netting that adjusts to different size wire widths.
Date: August 31, 1909
Creator: Totten, Milo
System: The Portal to Texas History
Broom-Rack. (open access)

Broom-Rack.

Patent for a new and useful broom rack, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Smith, Walter I.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Attachment for Cultivators. (open access)

Attachment for Cultivators.

Patent for an improved arch-bar for cultivators that allows increasing and decreasing the space between drag bars without having to stop the team of horses.
Date: July 31, 1906
Creator: Weempe, Charles M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Piston-Rod Packing. (open access)

Piston-Rod Packing.

Patent for a piston packing device to decrease the wear on pistons in oil pumps.
Date: December 31, 1907
Creator: Martin, Robert Edward Lee
System: The Portal to Texas History
Gathering-Machine. (open access)

Gathering-Machine.

Patent for a gathering machine for boll weevils and other pests in the cotton fields, which collects the insects of of the plants and throws them in the middle of the furrow to expose them to direct sunlight.
Date: August 31, 1909
Creator: Barnes, Ferdinand S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rotary Boring Machine. (open access)

Rotary Boring Machine.

Patent for a rotary boring machine, which automatically sends out of the machine mud it digs up and can have the rotary pinion easily removed.
Date: March 31, 1908
Creator: Wiggs, James A., Jr.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Non Refillable Bottle (open access)

Non Refillable Bottle

Patent for a non refillable bottle. Illustration included.
Date: May 31, 1904
Creator: Carriker, Samuel M. & Miller, Lawrence M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Ice-Making Apparatus (open access)

Ice-Making Apparatus

Patent for an ice-making apparatus that both cools the brine and makes the ice.
Date: December 31, 1912
Creator: Bell, Samuel Robert
System: The Portal to Texas History
Churn Operating Mechanism (open access)

Churn Operating Mechanism

Patent for a churn operating mechanism. This invention provides a dasher operating mechanism for easy and convenient cleaning. Illustration included.
Date: December 31, 1912
Creator: Cunningham, Richard A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Pump-Piston. (open access)

Pump-Piston.

Patent for an improvement on Pump-Pistons."This invention has for its object to provide a pump-piston constructed entirely of metal in order to avoid the use of packings constructed of leather or other rapidly-wearing material; and the invention consists in certain novel features of construction herinafter fully described." (Lines 15-21) Illustration is included.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Kincaid, Walter H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tire-Tightener. (open access)

Tire-Tightener.

Patent for a Tire Tightener that tightens the tire by expanding the felly of the wheel.
Date: October 31, 1905
Creator: Alten, George P.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Stove (open access)

Stove

Patent for a stove. This invention has a fire box and directed combustion. Illustrations included.
Date: May 31, 1904
Creator: Moore, Sidney S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Nut-Lock. (open access)

Nut-Lock.

Patent for a nut lock that keeps bolts attached extra tightly.
Date: January 31, 1911
Creator: Greer, Benjamin J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bedstead (open access)

Bedstead

Patent for a bedstead. Illustration included.
Date: October 31, 1905
Creator: Davis, Augustus H.; Hummel, George F. & Gray, J. W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tongue Support for Binders (open access)

Tongue Support for Binders

Patent for a tongue support for binders. "A device of this nature for supporting tongues of binders or other machines, in order to remove the weight and the strain from the necks of the animals" (lines 15-18). Illustration included.
Date: December 31, 1912
Creator: Loe, Charles W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Container-Holder. (open access)

Container-Holder.

Patent for a container holder for holding ice cream containers packed in buckets with ice around them from floating when the ice melts.
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Williams, Winfield B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Window-Shade and Roller (open access)

Window-Shade and Roller

Patent for a Window-Shade and Roller that does not use springs or analogous devices to coil the curtain around the roller. This device rolls the curtain more evenly.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Lowe, Purley E. & De Young, Blanche
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hydrocarbon-Burner (open access)

Hydrocarbon-Burner

Patent for a hydrocarbon burner.
Date: March 31, 1903
Creator: Higgins, James Franklin
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vibrator (open access)

Vibrator

Patent for a vibrator to be used for treating diseases and massage treatment.
Date: December 31, 1907
Creator: Swindell, John W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wheel Cultivator and Planter Attachment Therefor. (open access)

Wheel Cultivator and Planter Attachment Therefor.

Patent for an improved wheel cultivator, which includes a planter attachment, a hopper, a seed-dropping and fertilizer distributing mechanism, and covering plows.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Bigler, B. J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rail-Joint. (open access)

Rail-Joint.

Patent for a rail joint, which will be brought closer together when more weight is put on it.
Date: March 31, 1908
Creator: Bailey, John P. H.
System: The Portal to Texas History