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Nut Lock (open access)

Nut Lock

Patent for a nut lock. Illustration included.
Date: August 22, 1905
Creator: Marx, Ernest Max & Moses, Ealy J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Artificial Stone (open access)

Artificial Stone

Patent for artificial stone.
Date: April 28, 1903
Creator: Gaines, Thomas Kemp
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
Well Cleaning Machine. (open access)

Well Cleaning Machine.

Patent for a new well cleaning machine.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Cowan, Elias H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Stretcher. (open access)

Wire-Stretcher.

Patent for a wire stretcher that is safer to use than other wire stretchers.
Date: February 7, 1911
Creator: Stewart, James Andrew
System: The Portal to Texas History
Car-Coupling (open access)

Car-Coupling

Patent for an innovation in the combination and arrangement of parts for car-couplers including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Hawkins, David
System: The Portal to Texas History
Seed Planter (open access)

Seed Planter

Patent for a seed planter. Illustration included.
Date: September 20, 1904
Creator: Kirk, Josephus N.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Picker's Sack And Support Therefor (open access)

Cotton Picker's Sack And Support Therefor

Patent for a cotton picker's sack and support therefor. Illustration included.
Date: June 13, 1905
Creator: Clark, Isom J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Weight-Motor. (open access)

Weight-Motor.

Patent for a weight motor for powering various machinery.
Date: June 14, 1910
Creator: Wilson, James A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Check Controlled Apparatus (open access)

Check Controlled Apparatus

Patent for a check controlled apparatus. This invention "is to provide a check controlled apparatus for a receptacle arranged to fasten the lid of the receptacle and including a key supported to be released by the key" (lines 12-16). Illustration included.
Date: February 22, 1910
Creator: Wilson, James A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Whip-Socket (open access)

Whip-Socket

Patent for a whip-socket that locks the whip in place.
Date: November 26, 1912
Creator: Clark, Isom J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Railway-Switch (open access)

Railway-Switch

Patent for a triple rail railway switch with improved opening and closing mechanisms.
Date: June 4, 1912
Creator: Phinney, Grover Cleveland
System: The Portal to Texas History
Aeroplane (open access)

Aeroplane

Patent for an aeroplane. This invention does not use any mechanism to maintain the planes equilibrium. Illustration included.
Date: November 5, 1912
Creator: Goebel, Alois
System: The Portal to Texas History
Railway-Tie. (open access)

Railway-Tie.

Patent for improvements in tailway-tie by “the provision of a clamping plate terminating at one end in a pair of spaced brackets that extend over the base flange of the rail, the said clamping plate being held in engagement with the base flange of the rail by a pair of spaced lugs formed with the top plate of the tie and which bear against the rear end of the clamping plate. Further, this would give greater strength and stability to the proper by seating the rail flange directly upon the top plate of the tie instead of upon the clamping plates.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included. This patent is related to Patent #865,354, issued on September 10, 1907 to the same inventor.
Date: January 4, 1910
Creator: Brister, William T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cooler (open access)

Cooler

Patent for a cooler. Illustrations included.
Date: January 12, 1909
Creator: King, Susan M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Churn-Cover. (open access)

Churn-Cover.

Patent for improving of the churn's mechanical process by means of the construction of churn covers which prevent the liquid from splashing out the churn.
Date: October 6, 1903
Creator: Poole, Robert J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Feed-Screw for Rock-Drills. (open access)

Feed-Screw for Rock-Drills.

Patent for "drills for the cutting or drilling of stone, and has for its primary object the taking up of wear in the worm-screws upon which such drills are usually mounted." (Lines 10-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 3, 1896
Creator: Keyser, William Almond
System: The Portal to Texas History
Washing Machine. (open access)

Washing Machine.

Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists of "the rotating disk or circular-washboard, faced with radial ribs and operated by a crank which is supported in a plane parallel to the bottom of the box, so that the circular board shall rotate at a right angle thereto; the galvanized-sheet-iron inner box, made with a semi-cylindrical bottom to receive the circular wash-board; and the separate detachable wash-board, provided with a semicircle of radial ribs, and which fits into the sheet-iron box opposite to the circular rotating board" (lines 18-28).
Date: May 30, 1882
Creator: Fuchs, Benjamin F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Device for cooling milk, meat, vegetables, &c. (open access)

Device for cooling milk, meat, vegetables, &c.

Patent for an early fridge, a device that will cool meat, milk and vegetables. It comprises a container of ice cold water, and a place to store the foodstuffs in.
Date: July 12, 1892
Creator: Smart, J. W. & Cheatham, T. C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Horse-Detacher. (open access)

Horse-Detacher.

Patent for a horse-detacher "which can be readily applied to any buggy, and one which will be adapted for quick and easy manipulation to effect detachment of the shafts from the buggy." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 2, 1897
Creator: Turner, John F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Car-Coupling. (open access)

Car-Coupling.

Patent for an improved, durable, and efficient car couple that can be operated from one side of the car for the safety of the operator. The draw-head is newly designed.
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Bishop, James C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Churn. (open access)

Churn.

Patent for a churn that has a frame supporting the churn and swinging motion mixes the cream. This invention successfully separates oily globules from the cream, thus making churning more effective and easy.
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Bailey, James Westey & McNorton, John Tomas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Piano-Tuning Hammer. (open access)

Piano-Tuning Hammer.

Patent for "a combination tool adapted for turning, driving, extracting, and otherwise manipulating tuning-pegs and other parts of a piano-action, whereby one tool is capable of performing the functions of a series of ordinarily independent instruments." (Lines 10-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 30, 1894
Creator: Fuchs, Benjamin F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Buckle. (open access)

Buckle.

Patent for a buckle meant for use with harnesses and "wherein the ordinary movable and hinged tongue is dispensed with, and a rigid stud or pointed projection is used in reversed positions at opposite ends of connecting loops" (lines 9-13).
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Odom, Plesant W.
System: The Portal to Texas History