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Saw-Filing Machine (open access)

Saw-Filing Machine

Patent for a Saw-Filing Machine. "This invention relates to saw-filing machines; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple and effective device of this character which is adapted to sharpen with accuracy and rapidity the teeth of different kinds of saws." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Smith, John D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Driving Mechanism For Gins. (open access)

Driving Mechanism For Gins.

Patent for a new and improved driving mechanism for gins, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: Brown, Colber W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Magazine Rifle (open access)

Magazine Rifle

Patent for a magazine rifle. Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1909
Creator: Catron, John J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fireproof Flue. (open access)

Fireproof Flue.

Patent for a fireproof flue that prevents the roof from being burned, where the stovepipe goes through the roof.
Date: April 25, 1911
Creator: Davis, George W. & Shipman, Abraham T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Post driver (open access)

Post driver

Patent for a portable post driver.
Date: March 16, 1900
Creator: Armstrong, Joseph Milton
System: The Portal to Texas History
Air-Brake-Setting Appliance (open access)

Air-Brake-Setting Appliance

Patent for an air brake apparatus for train cars which automatically activates when a train car is derailed. Illustrations included.
Date: April 13, 1909
Creator: Gale, Albert & Lilley, Doc M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Stirrup and Connections therefor. (open access)

Stirrup and Connections therefor.

Patent for a stirrup which remains perpendicular to the horse and does not become twisted.
Date: October 6, 1903
Creator: May, William J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Steam-Radiator. (open access)

Steam-Radiator.

Patent for a steam radiator for heating the cab of a locomotive.
Date: April 18, 1911
Creator: McBurney, Samuel L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Specific-Gravity Scale (open access)

Specific-Gravity Scale

Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bogue, Robert Jackson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Lamp-Hanger. (open access)

Lamp-Hanger.

Patent for adjustable-height lamp hanger primarily for electric lamps, including description and illustration.
Date: December 3, 1901
Creator: White, Herbert L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Curtain Roller (open access)

Curtain Roller

Patent for a curtain roller. The invention is designed to slow the curtains movement so that the curtain can be adjusted. Illustration included.
Date: October 12, 1909
Creator: Tripp, Hamilton
System: The Portal to Texas History
Scaffold-Bracket (open access)

Scaffold-Bracket

Patent for a support for scaffolds or ladders on shingled roofs. Illustrations included.
Date: August 27, 1912
Creator: Wilkerson, Thurston A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Magazine Rifle (open access)

Magazine Rifle

Patent for a magazine rifle. This invention consists of a combined breech block and cartridge carrier. Illustrations included.
Date: March 24, 1908
Creator: Catron, John J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hoof-Trimming Device. (open access)

Hoof-Trimming Device.

Patent for a hoof trimming device that cuts cleanly and accurately and can be adjusted for differing depths of cuts.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Huckelby, Berry
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wind-Motor. (open access)

Wind-Motor.

Patent for wind motors that has new and useful improvements," is simple and durable in its constructions, very effective and powerful in operation, transmits the force of a series of wind-wheels to a common shaft for driving pumps or other machines" (lines 11-16).
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Combination Plow And Stalk-Chopper. (open access)

Combination Plow And Stalk-Chopper.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination plow and stalk chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Williams, Wood
System: The Portal to Texas History
Match-Safe. (open access)

Match-Safe.

Patent for a simple and efficient match safe device to "deliver the matches singly to suitable aperture through which they may be withdrawn and ignited during the withdrawal" (line 10 -13).
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Villard, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Box for Presses (open access)

Box for Presses

Patent for a box used to house heated metal presses to extract fluid from cotton seeds.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Galbraith, Oscar B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Foldable Crate or Coop. (open access)

Foldable Crate or Coop.

Patent for a new and useful fordable crate or coop, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1898
Creator: Moss, John O.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wind-Motor. (open access)

Wind-Motor.

Patent for a "new and improved wind-motor" (line 10) including illustrations.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James Madison
System: The Portal to Texas History
Coat Rack (open access)

Coat Rack

Patent for a coat rack. Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1906
Creator: Gragg, Joe Lee
System: The Portal to Texas History
Safety Step for Freight Cars (open access)

Safety Step for Freight Cars

Patent for a safety step for freight rail cars. Illustration included.
Date: January 10, 1911
Creator: Neale, Ancel C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cultivator. (open access)

Cultivator.

Patent for an improvements in cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Demountable Rim (open access)

Demountable Rim

Patent for a demountable rim. This invention is used for automobile wheels for readily mounting and remounting. Illustration included.
Date: January 28, 1913
Creator: Cox, Eli R.
System: The Portal to Texas History