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Scale-Supporting Frame. (open access)

Scale-Supporting Frame.

Patent for a scale supporting frame specifically for the weighing of cotton in the field including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Richardson, John F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Nut-Lock. (open access)

Nut-Lock.

Patent for improvements in nut-locks by using a locking attachment; “the attachment comprises, essentially, a shouldered pin adapted to underlie the lower surface of the nut, adjacent one of the corners thereof, and project into suitably-formed receiving-apertures in the surface of the member to be clamped or in a washer designed to be employed between said member and the nut.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Popplewell, Felix King
System: The Portal to Texas History
Buckle Connection. (open access)

Buckle Connection.

Patent for a new buckle connection design "which is peculiarly adaptable to harness" (lines 10-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 21, 1911
Creator: Savage, John W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Millstone (open access)

Millstone

Patent for a millstone. Illustration included.
Date: June 16, 1908
Creator: Durham, John L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Compound Tool. (open access)

Compound Tool.

Patent for a compound tool that is related to pliers.
Date: December 6, 1910
Creator: Modrall, Don A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Manual Motor for Churns (open access)

Manual Motor for Churns

Patent for a manual motor for churns. The invention is to "provide a simple and comparatively inexpensive one of great strength and durability capable of enabling a churndasher to be rapidly reciprocated, whereby butter is quickly produced" (line 11-16) illustration included.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Faubion, Thomas Daniel Arnold
System: The Portal to Texas History
Pump Rod Coupling (open access)

Pump Rod Coupling

Patent for pump rod coupling. This invention is designed to couple adjacent ends of pistons or pumps. Illustration included.
Date: March 19, 1907
Creator: Fletcher, Homer M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Culinary Time-Indicator (open access)

Culinary Time-Indicator

Patent for a culinary time indicator. This invention is designed to be immersed in cooking liquid that rings a bell when said liquid reaches a desired heat level. Illustration included.
Date: June 2, 1908
Creator: Wolfe, Samuel Section; Bradley, John & Bradley, Mary D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Gearing. (open access)

Gearing.

Patent for a gearing that is designed to improve the construction and power obtained from machines utilizing horse powers.
Date: February 13, 1912
Creator: McLendon, Andrew J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Planter (open access)

Planter

Patent for a planter. Illustrations included.
Date: June 7, 1904
Creator: Durham, John Landrum
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle-Wheel. (open access)

Vehicle-Wheel.

Patent for a vehicle wheel that imitates a pneumatic tire.
Date: October 24, 1911
Creator: Goss, Charles E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cultivator Attachment (open access)

Cultivator Attachment

Patent for cultivator attachment improvement "for the purpose of thinning cotton plants to save chopping" (p. 1, lines 9-10). Improved cultivator attachment is used in conjunction with cultivator shovel to cause intermittent deposition of soil on plants to achieve thinning.
Date: July 3, 1906
Creator: Teeter, William Thomas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Implement Attachment (open access)

Implement Attachment

Patent for an implement attachment for holding hand tools. Illustration included.
Date: November 8, 1904
Creator: Adams, Charles Augustus
System: The Portal to Texas History
Weight Motor (open access)

Weight Motor

Patent for a weight motor. This invention is meant for the use of driving fans to circulate rooms. This "invention refers to the winding mechanism wherein a drum on which the cord is wound and the first gear wheel are independently rotatable in one direction on the winding shaft, the latter having keyed thereon two ratchet wheels which engage respectively, pawls on the drum and on the gear wheel" (line 13-20). Illustration included.
Date: March 24, 1908
Creator: Rackley, John Clavin
System: The Portal to Texas History
Incubator (open access)

Incubator

Patent for an egg incubator. Illustrations included.
Date: November 1, 1904
Creator: Goss, Charles Edward & Goss, George Wilson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Design for a Cotton-Picker. (open access)

Design for a Cotton-Picker.

Design patent for a cotton-picker that is designed to be fitted over the fingers of the operator.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Richards, Ruben F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Planter. (open access)

Planter.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in planters, which "can be used with all kinds of grain and seed, and can be attached to almost any plow" (line 5-7).
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Durham, John L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
House-Moving Truck. (open access)

House-Moving Truck.

Patent for a simple, easy to use house-moving truck that goes under the sills of a house after it has been lifted from its foundation. It has "a swiveled caster, which is held in place by means of removable plates and braced by removable rods held in eyes of screw-rods, which pass through the bed-plate of the device and engage in the sleepers or sills of the building to be moved" (lines 19-24).
Date: September 10, 1895
Creator: Davis, Mace
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fan Attachment. (open access)

Fan Attachment.

Patent for providing "auxiliary fan blades attachable to a fan having permanent blades whereby to increase the fan surface, by attaching the auxiliary blades, or reducing the fan surface to its normal area by detaching the auxiliary blades" (lines 10-15). Its "intended for use in connection with the fan employed on the Ford car, although not limited to this particular use" (lines 16-19), including illustrations.
Date: April 25, 1916
Creator: Goss, Charles E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fan Attachment for Sewing-Machines. (open access)

Fan Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Patent for a fan attachment for a sewing machine which attaches to the foot pedal so that when the pedal is operated, the fan is activated, including illustrations.
Date: January 19, 1915
Creator: Luttrell, Charles W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Stalk Chopping or Cutting Roller (open access)

Stalk Chopping or Cutting Roller

Patent for a stalk chopper or cutting roller that includes revolving radial arms. The multiple arms form a cylindrical figure, the arms project radially, "from the opposite ends of the tubular member," and they have angular ends.
Date: February 14, 1915
Creator: Luttrell, Charles W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Folding Table (open access)

Folding Table

Patent for an improved folding table design, including illustrations.
Date: June 10, 1913
Creator: Richardson, J. F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Knockdown and Portable Frame and Hoist. (open access)

Knockdown and Portable Frame and Hoist.

Patent for a knockdown and portable frame and hoist as a combined structure for "easy and convenient transportation" (line 19).
Date: February 19, 1918
Creator: Shook, Jessie Alonzo
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rake. (open access)

Rake.

Patent for "a rake in which the rake fingers are capable of being lifted from contact with the ground and moveable independently rearwardly extending fingers, which are positioned between the rake fingers for the purpose of cleaning the rake" (lines 10-15).
Date: June 10, 1919
Creator: Phillips, William C.
System: The Portal to Texas History