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Telephone System. (open access)

Telephone System.

Patent for telephone system, which allows for locking the receiver hooks at all substations between two connected stations. It also allows for lines to be subdivided for the purpose of using more than one message at the same time.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Gorden, James H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Boltless Rail-Joint (open access)

Boltless Rail-Joint

Patent for a rail joint designed without bolts. Illustrations included.
Date: July 30, 1912
Creator: Crawford, William R.
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
Hay Press (open access)

Hay Press

Patent for a hay press. Illustration included.
Date: December 8, 1903
Creator: Nanny, Wiley F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Adjustable Table. (open access)

Adjustable Table.

Patent for a new and useful adjustable table, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Congour, Presley Alpheus
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Stalk Puller (open access)

Cotton Stalk Puller

Patent for a new and useful cotton stalk puller.
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Harwood, Benjamin F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bale Band Tie (open access)

Bale Band Tie

Patent for a bale band tie. Illustration included.
Date: December 27, 1904
Creator: Robinson, Laurence B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Insect Exterminator (open access)

Insect Exterminator

Patent for insect exterminator. This invention is used for the extermination of boll weevils. Illustrations included.
Date: December 1, 1908
Creator: Nanny, Wiley Farest
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Stalk Puller (open access)

Cotton Stalk Puller

Patent for a cotton stalk puller. It is designed "to operate upon the stalks, a pulling-cylinder agaisnt which the stalks are forced by the action of the reel and which operate in conjunction with the latter to pull or lift stalks from the ground" (lines 19-23). Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1903
Creator: Hardin, George W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hog Carrier (open access)

Hog Carrier

Patent for a hog carrier. This invention is arranged to handle, carry, and hanging of hogs at slaughter time. Illustration included.
Date: February 19, 1907
Creator: Henderson, Robert
System: The Portal to Texas History
Stalk Cutter (open access)

Stalk Cutter

Patent for a stalk cutter. This invention if for the effective cutting of cotton stalks. Illustration included.
Date: May 24, 1904
Creator: Rush, Andrew J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Animal Trap (open access)

Animal Trap

Patent for an animal trap. Illustration included.
Date: July 31, 1906
Creator: Crowson, John J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Axle Straightener (open access)

Axle Straightener

Patent for an axle straightener. Illustration included.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Taylor, John Quincy
System: The Portal to Texas History
Railroad Crossing (open access)

Railroad Crossing

Patent for a railroad crossing. Illustration included.
Date: November 13, 1906
Creator: Baker, Horace A.; Crowson, J. J. & Crowson, Richard B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Flue Cutter and Expander (open access)

Flue Cutter and Expander

Patent for a flue cutter and expander. Illustration included.
Date: July 11, 1905
Creator: Blevins, Samuel W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Adjustable Colter-Clamp (open access)

Adjustable Colter-Clamp

Patent for a colter clamp that may be fastened to a plow beam. Illustrations included.
Date: June 11, 1907
Creator: Allin, Joseph H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Nut-Lock. (open access)

Nut-Lock.

Patent for a nut lock for use on vehicle axles, which is easily taken on and off.
Date: March 23, 1909
Creator: Ruff, Charley C. & Ruff, John H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Gin Saw Cleaner (open access)

Gin Saw Cleaner

Patent for a gin saw cleaner. Object of the invention "is to provide a gin saw cleaning device which may be forced into contact with the saw blades by pressure exercised in the direction of the length of the cleaning device" (line 14-19) Illustration included.
Date: May 17, 1904
Creator: Jordan, George J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Knockdown Seat. (open access)

Knockdown Seat.

Patent for seats which are easy to set up and take down as temporary seating for events and which can be folded up in small pieces for storage.
Date: July 30, 1907
Creator: Garrison, Thomas Lee
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Press (open access)

Cotton Press

Patent for a cotton press. This invention compresses and feeds cotton in a continuous spiral layer bat. The cotton goes to a revolving press of a cylindrical formation where they are compressed and condensed into a bale. Illustrations included.
Date: November 13, 1906
Creator: Baker, Horace A. & Crowson, John J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Boltless Rail-Joint (open access)

Boltless Rail-Joint

Patent for a rail joint designed without bolts. Illustrations included.
Date: July 30, 1912
Creator: Crawford, William R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Folder for Cotton-Presses. (open access)

Folder for Cotton-Presses.

Patent for a folder for cotton presses, which has better reciprocating rollers than previous versions.
Date: November 24, 1908
Creator: Jordan, Robert M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Churning-Machine. (open access)

Churning-Machine.

Patent for improvements in churning-machines by using a “pair of slotted crank-arms, which having pitman-rods adjustably connected thereto and to the upper portion of the churn-dasher, so that by adjusting the pitman-rods longitudinally of the crank-arms the vertical movement or throw of the dasher may be regulated at will.” (Lines 17-22.) Illustration is included.
Date: March 28, 1905
Creator: Strickland, Orien S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Lathe Attachment. (open access)

Lathe Attachment.

Patent for a jeweler's lathe attachment which holds jewelry without scratching it.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Schultze, John
System: The Portal to Texas History