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Bin-Measuring Apparatus (open access)

Bin-Measuring Apparatus

Patent for a bin measuring apparatus for weighing dry products for sale quickly and accurately.
Date: April 20, 1909
Creator: Duke, Joseph S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Pump. (open access)

Pump.

Patent for a hand- or wind mill-operated water pump that is cheap and easy to manufacture.
Date: June 6, 1911
Creator: Eppler, Edwin R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Traction Gang Plow (open access)

Traction Gang Plow

Patent for a traction gang plow. This invention uses multiple disks for furrowing. Illustration included.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Johnson, Charles J. & Lumpkin, James J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Harrow (open access)

Harrow

Patent for a harrow designed to cultivate only one row of crops at a time. Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Arnold, Jesse E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Planter Attachment for Plows (open access)

Planter Attachment for Plows

Patent for a combined cotton, corn, and sugar-cane planter attachment for plows, which is intended "to provide a simple, cheap, and automatically operating planting attachment for plows which may be used for the planting of seeds of various kinds, as cotton, corn, sugar-cane, and the like, and which may be readily attached to and detached from a plow."
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Riewe, Friedrich
System: The Portal to Texas History
Back-Band Hook. (open access)

Back-Band Hook.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in back band hooks, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 11, 1898
Creator: Lynch, John Elbert
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oil Heater, Strainer, and Separator (open access)

Oil Heater, Strainer, and Separator

Patent for purifying oil by removing all impurities. It is meant to prepare the oil for fuel burning purposes.
Date: August 26, 1902
Creator: Burrow, Edgar A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle Brake-Shoe and Holder. (open access)

Vehicle Brake-Shoe and Holder.

Patent for a brake-shoe and holder for wagons, which is easy to remove from the holder and directly engages the wheel.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Tubb, Thomas J. & Sheldon, Lon M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Coupling-Frame for Planters. (open access)

Coupling-Frame for Planters.

Patent for a coupling frame for planters for attaching two planters together.
Date: December 13, 1910
Creator: Barkley, Robert A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Surgical Instrument (open access)

Surgical Instrument

Patent for a surgical instrument for increasing dilation of the uterine cavity and for taking medical tampons in and out.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: McMordie, William Emmett
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Cleaner and Gin Feeder (open access)

Cotton Cleaner and Gin Feeder

Patent for cotton cleaner and gin feeder. Illustration included.
Date: June 28, 1904
Creator: Gooch, James Walter
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton-Chopping Attachment for Cultivators (open access)

Cotton-Chopping Attachment for Cultivators

Patent for a cotton chopping attachment for cultivators. Illustrations included.
Date: July 30, 1912
Creator: Smith, Charles F. & Smith, Clyde D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cylinder for Cotton-Gins (open access)

Cylinder for Cotton-Gins

Patent for a cylinder for cotton-gins in which the cylinder has teeth that are "secured to the project from the periphery of the disk" (lines 17-18).
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Fuller, James T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Machine for Destroying Cotton Boll Weevils (open access)

Machine for Destroying Cotton Boll Weevils

Patent for a machine that destroys cotton boll weevils. Illustration included.
Date: May 24, 1904
Creator: Riewe, Frederick
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cultivator Attachment (open access)

Cultivator Attachment

Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Date: December 14, 1909
Creator: Ross, Edgar L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Ironing-Table. (open access)

Ironing-Table.

Patent for a new ironing table that folds into a compact form. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Beacham, John Brandon
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Attachment For Cultivators (open access)

Cotton Attachment For Cultivators

Patent for a cotton attachment for cultivators. This invention allows for the attachment to any normal cultivator of cotton attachment to cultivate cotton. Illustration included.
Date: November 15, 1904
Creator: Willis, George
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Stretcher. (open access)

Wire-Stretcher.

Patent for wire stretcher which draw fence-wire and hold the stack. This device is used mainly while working with fence-wires and supplemental tie-wires.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Halpain, William M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cattle Guard (open access)

Cattle Guard

Patent for a cattle guard. This invention is for use with railways to prevent passage of stock over the tracks. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1906
Creator: Jungman, Leo A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Type-Writing Machine (open access)

Type-Writing Machine

Patent for improvements to typewriting machines with the aim of providing "a machine of simple and durable construction, capable of use for the ordinary purposes to which type-writers are applied, but especially adapted and designed for typewriting upon blank books, thereby facilitating the making of official records and producing records that are more legible and compact than it is possible to obtain by handwriting" (lines 11-18).
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Borden, William J. & Johnson, Jahu W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Baling-Press. (open access)

Baling-Press.

Patent for an improvement to machinery to wind fibrous materials (e.g., cotton) into cylindrical bales that does not use a core or fixed horizontal rollers.
Date: March 30, 1897
Creator: Ross, William Andrew
System: The Portal to Texas History
Sash Holder (open access)

Sash Holder

Patent for a sash-holder, which "consists in an improved sash-fastener embodying novel features" (lines 16-18). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Beck, George Washington
System: The Portal to Texas History
Washing Machine. (open access)

Washing Machine.

Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the boiler having the transverse rollers, of the [other] roller having peripheral corrugations and the intermediate slots, the bail, and the counterweight whereby the roller may be balanced on the end wall of the boiler" (lines 85-90).
Date: May 18, 1886
Creator: Pinkerton, John Franklin
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Stretcher. (open access)

Wire-Stretcher.

Patent for a simple and inexpensive wire-stretcher that can easily stretch a wire in a series on a fence in such a way that the stretcher doesn't need to brace against a post.
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Sparkman, James S.
System: The Portal to Texas History