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Grass-Burning Device. (open access)

Grass-Burning Device.

Patent for improvements in grass burning devices in which “the grass may be safely burned on the prairies and the fire kept from spreading.” (Lines 16-18) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Slaughter, George M. & Christian, Fred
System: The Portal to Texas History
Stalk-Packer for Corn-Harvesters. (open access)

Stalk-Packer for Corn-Harvesters.

Patent for a stalk packer for corn harvesters, which packs the corn stalks before binding occurs.
Date: March 15, 1910
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Traction-Engine (open access)

Traction-Engine

Patent for a traction engine. Illustrations included.
Date: October 29, 1912
Creator: Cox, Bradford
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wheeled Gang Plow (open access)

Wheeled Gang Plow

Patent for a wheeled gang plow. "This invention relates to improvements in motor drawn wheeled gang plows of the disk type" (lines 13-15). Illustrations included.
Date: August 6, 1912
Creator: Weiler, Nicholas & Shrader, B. L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Current-Motor. (open access)

Current-Motor.

Patent for a current motor, which allows a smaller amount of water to be used to generate power for factories, irrigation equipment, and pumping devices.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Brewer, Alden R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Corn-Harvesting Machine (open access)

Corn-Harvesting Machine

Patent for a corn harvesting machine. Illustrations included.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Traction-Engine (open access)

Traction-Engine

Patent for a traction engine with more power in the driving shaft and reduced wasted space in the design.
Date: June 4, 1912
Creator: Cox, Oscar McGruder
System: The Portal to Texas History
Door-Strip (open access)

Door-Strip

Patent for a door strip for blocking air gaps below doors.
Date: June 4, 1912
Creator: Valentine, Levi Jackson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Binding Mechanism for Corn-Harvesters (open access)

Binding Mechanism for Corn-Harvesters

Patent for a binding mechanism for corn-harvesters. Illustrations included.
Date: May 28, 1907
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cutting Mechanism for Corn-Harvesters (open access)

Cutting Mechanism for Corn-Harvesters

Patent for a cutting mechanism for corn harvesters that allows the stalks to be cut more effectively while the corn is being harvested.
Date: June 4, 1912
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cutting Apparatus for Corn-Harvesters. (open access)

Cutting Apparatus for Corn-Harvesters.

Patent for a cutting apparatus for a corn harvester, which allows the rotary wheel to be closer to the main driving shaft.
Date: January 7, 1908
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Chopper and Cultivator (open access)

Cotton Chopper and Cultivator

Patent for a simplified and "improved cotton-chopping mechanism which may be readily applied to a straddle-row cultivator of ordinary construction, whereby the cotton may be plowed and chopped at one operation" (lines 10-14). It also allows for the chopping mechanism to be adjusted to regulate the chopping operation and provides better support of the mechanism while operating.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter,William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Disk Plow (open access)

Disk Plow

Patent for a disk plow. Illustrations included.
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Cox, Oscar McGruder
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tying Mechanism for Harvesters (open access)

Tying Mechanism for Harvesters

Patent for a tying mechanism for harvesters. Illustration included.
Date: June 9, 1908
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Corn Harvesting Machine (open access)

Corn Harvesting Machine

Patent for a corn harvesting machine. "This invention relates to corn-harvesting machines of that class which are provided with cutting apparatus for severing stalks, with carrying apparatus for conveying the stalks in a standing or upright position to the point of discharge, with binding apparatus for tying the stalks into bundles" (lines 8-14). Illustration included.
Date: October 23, 1906
Creator: Tilson, William Henderson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cutting Apparatus for Corn-Harvesters (open access)

Cutting Apparatus for Corn-Harvesters

Patent for a cutting apparatus for corn harvesters. This invention provides curved serrated blade mounted for rotation so as to sever stalks. Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Tilson, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Traction-Vehicle (open access)

Traction-Vehicle

Patent for a wind-powered traction vehicle for pulling farm equipment.
Date: April 23, 1912
Creator: Fletcher, Henry M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Horse-Detacher. (open access)

Horse-Detacher.

Patent for a horse detacher that is inexpensive to manufacture and easy to use.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Cummons, Clarence B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Header. (open access)

Header.

Patent for improving and simplifying headers for the machinery that harvests Kafir corn or sorghum, so that they are lighter, more durable, and can process more crops at once.
Date: January 27, 1914
Creator: Fletcher, Henry M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Front Rigging for Riding-Saddles. (open access)

Front Rigging for Riding-Saddles.

Patent for a rigging that is especially adapted for a swell fork tree, including illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1914
Creator: Graves, George Washington
System: The Portal to Texas History
Patent for Heat Distributor (open access)

Patent for Heat Distributor

Patent for Heat Distributor
Date: September 5, 1916
Creator: Jueschke, Charles A
System: The Portal to Texas History
Clutch and Transmission Device. (open access)

Clutch and Transmission Device.

Patent for a clutch and transmission device for automobiles that "is simple, compact and inexpensive in construction, and which is thoroughly practical, reliable and efficient in use." (lines 31-33), including illustrations.
Date: May 29, 1917
Creator: Hubbard, Adra M. & Hubbard, Oscar M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Pump-Operating Element for Wind-Wheels. (open access)

Pump-Operating Element for Wind-Wheels.

Patent for improvements on a windmill "pump-rod operating device in which the pump-rod and a wind-wheel-rod are connected by a toggle-joint" (lines 23-25), including illustrations.
Date: March 28, 1916
Creator: Taylor, John W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Traction-Engine. (open access)

Traction-Engine.

Patent for traction engines used in farms that will make it easier to construct, make it less heavy, and cheaper to build.
Date: August 8, 1916
Creator: Roberts, Adrian J. & Wright, Wayne C., Sr.
System: The Portal to Texas History