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Claw-Bar for Drawing Railroad-Spikes. (open access)

Claw-Bar for Drawing Railroad-Spikes.

Patent for "an invention is an improved claw-bar for drawing railroad-spikes, the object of my invention being to provide the bar with a pivoted fulcrum-piece which is adapted to facilitate the engagement of the toe or claw of the bar with the head of a spike, to increase the leverage of the bar in withdrawing the spike, and to provide means to relieve the pivots or trunnions of the fulcrum-piece of stress when the bar is being operated todraw a spike." (Lines 8-17) Illustration is included.
Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Smitham, Nicholas L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow-Frame. (open access)

Plow-Frame.

Patent for a plow frame, which is adjustable to different widths.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: McDonnold, Pleasant T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Acetylene Gas Generator (open access)

Acetylene Gas Generator

Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: May 2, 1905
Creator: Pruitt, George Holditch & Pruitt, Conrad D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Middle-Breaker and Turning-Plow. (open access)

Middle-Breaker and Turning-Plow.

Patent for improvements in middle-breakers and turning-plows by providing an attachment for the middle breakers or turning plow, in which it will permit lateral adjustment of the wheel, by the use of a compound axle of adjustable length. (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: January 4, 1910
Creator: Armstrong, Josiah B. C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton-Chopper. (open access)

Cotton-Chopper.

Patent for a cotton chopper, which cuts the stalks with a sliding cut and has multiple blades that are adjustable.
Date: March 24, 1908
Creator: Henry, Reeves
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fan Construction (open access)

Fan Construction

Patent for a fan construction. This invention uses a spring motor to provided hours of fan use.
Date: October 13, 1903
Creator: Burnes, Worley Walden
System: The Portal to Texas History
Writing Instrument. (open access)

Writing Instrument.

Patent for a writing instrument for writing on stacks of carbon paper, which need heavy pressure to show on all the pages.
Date: November 2, 1909
Creator: Dyches, John W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Nut Lock (open access)

Nut Lock

Patent for a nut lock. Illustrations included.
Date: July 4, 1905
Creator: Slayton, Charles E. & Zellner, Daniel L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Center Foot for Cultivators (open access)

Center Foot for Cultivators

Patent for "an improved center foot or standard which is adapted to be readily attached to and detached from a beam or beams of a cultivator adjusted thereon and adapted for the attachment of a shovel, plow, or sweep of any kind required" (lines 8-15).
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Greathouse, James E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Pneumatic System for Automobiles. (open access)

Pneumatic System for Automobiles.

Patent for a pneumatic system for automobiles for braking.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Wallace, Robert S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Proportioning Weighing-Machine (open access)

Proportioning Weighing-Machine

Patent for a proportioning weighing machine. Illustrations included.
Date: August 22, 1911
Creator: Cardwell, Robert M. & Tholen, John Ben.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Water-Purifying Apparatus. (open access)

Water-Purifying Apparatus.

Patent for a water purifying device for use in water distribution systems, which mixes the water with a chemical salt and then takes it into a settling basin where mud and such sink to the bottom, leaving pure water on top which is let out for distribution.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Fender, John B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Electric Gas-Lighter (open access)

Electric Gas-Lighter

Patent for a gas lighter that is designed to be durable and reliable, with an improved method of controlling the supply of gas to the burner.
Date: March 25, 1902
Creator: Ruebel, C. A. Ernst
System: The Portal to Texas History
Agricultural Implement. (open access)

Agricultural Implement.

Patent for "attachments for planters, cultivators and the like" (lines 8-10) "whereby the implement will be permitted to yield to uneven ground" (lines 11-12).
Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Waters, James M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Combined Trousers Stretchers And Coat Hanger (open access)

Combined Trousers Stretchers And Coat Hanger

Patent for a combined trousers stretcher and coat hanger. Illustration included.
Date: September 11, 1906
Creator: Bedinger, Singleton Berry
System: The Portal to Texas History
Secondary Electric Clock (open access)

Secondary Electric Clock

Patent for a secondary electric clock. This invention uses a predetermined movement of the clocks hands thereby preventing any abnormal movement in a secondary clock controlled by a master clock. Illustration included.
Date: May 28, 1907
Creator: Guthrie, William S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fire Alarm (open access)

Fire Alarm

Patent for a fire alarm. Illustration included.
Date: December 28, 1909
Creator: Andrews, Bolivar C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Meat-Holder. (open access)

Meat-Holder.

Patent for a meat holding device which consists of a pan with joints in the bottom and a series of hooks to pierce the meat to hold it in place while cutting it.
Date: April 2, 1907
Creator: Jackson, Cyrillus Quitman
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bedclothes-Clamp (open access)

Bedclothes-Clamp

Patent for a bed clothes clamp for holding the sheets and blankets over the occupant of the bed.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Martin, Delia
System: The Portal to Texas History
Road-Grader. (open access)

Road-Grader.

Patent for a road grader, which will "excavate a ditch at the side of a road, and distribute the dirt from said ditch at a proper gradient upon the road" (lines 11-14).
Date: January 31, 1911
Creator: Fender, John Brown
System: The Portal to Texas History
Drag Saw (open access)

Drag Saw

Patent for a drag saw. Illustrations included.
Date: November 8, 1904
Creator: Thompson, Everett Edward
System: The Portal to Texas History
Apparatus for Cleansing and Preparing Cotton for Ginning and Baling. (open access)

Apparatus for Cleansing and Preparing Cotton for Ginning and Baling.

Patent for a new and useful apparatus for cleansing and preparing cotton for baling and ginning.
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Orden, Charles Van
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oil Burner (open access)

Oil Burner

Patent for an oil burner. Illustration included.
Date: October 6, 1906
Creator: Butler, Albert Carroll
System: The Portal to Texas History
Manure-Spreader (open access)

Manure-Spreader

Patent for a manure spreader that can be connected to the back wheels of a farm wagon. Illustrations included.
Date: July 19, 1910
Creator: Echols, John D.
System: The Portal to Texas History