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DISH-WASHER (open access)

DISH-WASHER

Patent for a combined dishwasher and drainer.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: Ida Ervin
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bed Rail Fastener (open access)

Bed Rail Fastener

Patent for a bed rail fastener. "The purpose of this invention is to provide novel features of construction for a bed rail fastener, which afford a very secure connection of the ends of the side rails of a metal bedstead with the head and foot posts of the bed." (lines 9-14). Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1909
Creator: Berry, Thomas O.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Draft Attachment for Railway Cars (open access)

Draft Attachment for Railway Cars

Patent for a draft attachment for railway cars.
Date: November 10, 1903
Creator: Agnell, Peter W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Double-Acting Pump (open access)

Double-Acting Pump

Patent for a pump that obtains a supply of fluid from both strokes of the piston and delivers the fluid through a continuous stream. Illustrations included.
Date: August 30, 1910
Creator: Arnold, Henry Brown
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle Wheel (open access)

Vehicle Wheel

Patent for a vehicle wheel. Illustration included.
Date: August 27, 1912
Creator: Wylie, Alfred R. & Wright, James G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cattle-Guard (open access)

Cattle-Guard

Patent for a cattle-guard "for preventing cattle from straying from a wagon-road into the inclosures along railroad-tracks." (line 11-13)
Date: May 26, 1903
Creator: Welsh, George G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Water-Filter. (open access)

Water-Filter.

Patent for a new and useful water filter, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Nicky, Oscar E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tool (open access)

Tool

Patent for a tool designed to remove rust and dirt from a coupling member and prepare it for a new gasket.
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Eddins, Andrew J. & Agnell, Peter W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Stretcher (open access)

Wire-Stretcher

Patent for a wire stretcher. Illustrations included.
Date: October 22, 1912
Creator: Berry, Phillip Anderson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle Wheel (open access)

Vehicle Wheel

Patent for the improvement of the vehicle wheel utilizing coiled springs to in such a way that it reduces shock and force. The goal is to eliminate the need for pneumatic tires. Detailed description and illustrations included.
Date: March 14, 1911
Creator: Wright, James G. & Wylie, Alfred R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle-Wheel. (open access)

Vehicle-Wheel.

Patent for Vehicle Wheel. "Our invention relates to new and useful improvements in vehicle wheels. Its object is to provide a vehicle wheel, specially adapted for use upon automobiles, equipped with a substitute for the pneumatic tire, of cheaper and more lasting construction than such a tire" (lines 9-15).
Date: March 4, 1910
Creator: Wylie, Alfred R. & Wright, James G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Clamp for Pump Rods and Well Tubes (open access)

Clamp for Pump Rods and Well Tubes

Patent for a clamp for pump rods and well tubes. Illustration included.
Date: November 5, 1912
Creator: Fisher, William W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Lock. (open access)

Lock.

Patent for a permutation lock with illustrations. The combination on the lock can be changed an infinite number of times by the user.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Nickey, Oscar E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Device For Fastening Car Wheels To Their Rails (open access)

Device For Fastening Car Wheels To Their Rails

Patent for a device for fastening car wheels to their rails. Illustration included.
Date: February 14, 1905
Creator: Eddins, Andrew Jackson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle Wheel. (open access)

Vehicle Wheel.

Patent for a vehicle wheel equipped with a substitute for the pneumatic tire. This wheel will have an inner and outer hub, spaced from each other and adapted to undergo relative motion, coiled springs being mounted radially upon the outer hub which serve to communicate rotation from one hub to the other.
Date: May 14, 1912
Creator: Wylie, Alfred R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle-Wheel. (open access)

Vehicle-Wheel.

Patent for a vehicle wheel (specifically for automobiles) that has high resiliency because of conical interacting pressure surfaces using springs mounted in the hub of the wheel rim.
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Wylie, Alfred R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Harvester (open access)

Harvester

Patent for a harvester for corn and other, similar crops with a cutting mechanism that may be raised or lowered based on the height of the stalks. Illustrations included.
Date: February 9, 1909
Creator: Parton, Andrew Jackson
System: The Portal to Texas History
Earth Auger (open access)

Earth Auger

Patent for an earth auger. This invention is designed to remove loose soil and preventing the chocking of the auger. Illustration included.
Date: February 12, 1907
Creator: McWhorter, Thomas M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Smoke and Spark Arrester and Consumer. (open access)

Smoke and Spark Arrester and Consumer.

Patent for a new and improved smoke and spark arrester and consumer. This design consists, "in a locomotive having a transversely-divided front extension, of a box over the forward compartment, a deflector at the bottom of the box and upper part of said compartment and having its edges spaced therefrom to permit communication between the two, a stack extending upward from the rear or smoke compartment and discharging through an elbow into the top of said box, a stack leading from the top of box in front of stack and of greater diameter than the latter stack, and the pipes" (lines 24-36).
Date: September 20, 1892
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Spark-Arrester. (open access)

Spark-Arrester.

Patent for improvements in spark-arresters for locomotives in “which [it] will prevent the sparks and cinders from falling upon the train and upon surrounding lands and buildings;” (lines 10-12) by using a combination of a curved smoke-stack, a cinder-box, conducting pipes and an ash pen. Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Liquid Toilet Preparation. (open access)

Liquid Toilet Preparation.

Patent for scented 2 in 1 hair and body wash which includes ingredients and their measurements and instructions. “It is designed to remove dandruff, and to prevent the hair from falling out. It has great cleansing properties, and will be found excellent for washing fine jewelry, nursing-bottles, and in fact all articles upon which the action of free acids or alkalies is not desirable” (lines 30-38).
Date: September 16, 1884
Creator: Bicksler, William Henry
System: The Portal to Texas History
Smoke-Consumer. (open access)

Smoke-Consumer.

Patent for a device used by locomotives that "will cause the smoke to be returned from the stack to the fire-box until it is entirely consumed" (lines 11-13), condenses exhaust steam, and heats the water in the tender. Includes illustrations.
Date: March 29, 1892
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle-Wheel. (open access)

Vehicle-Wheel.

Patent for a vehicle wheel that improves on automobile pneumatic tires by having a "plurality of springs," with a rigid inner rim and an outer rim connected with these springs so as to absorb the force of any shock. The design is strong, simple, and durable.
Date: January 13, 1914
Creator: Wylie, Alfred R. & Wright, James G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Means for Making Continuous Concrete Pipes or Tiles (open access)

Means for Making Continuous Concrete Pipes or Tiles

Patent for a means for creating continuous pipes or tiles which can be used for the underground pipelines.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: Thomas, O. Berry
System: The Portal to Texas History