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Box. (open access)

Box.

Patent for a metal, rural, mail carrier supply box with various compartments for different supplies.
Date: February 16, 1909
Creator: Dullye, August V. & Woodrome, George H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rail-Clamp. (open access)

Rail-Clamp.

Patent for a rail clamp that prevents rail spreading.
Date: April 9, 1912
Creator: Korges, Emil H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Poison-Distributer. (open access)

Poison-Distributer.

Patent for a certain new and useful class of machines used for distributing poisons for the purpose of killing insects, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Braun, Emil.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Automatic Car-Coupling. (open access)

Automatic Car-Coupling.

Patent for improvements in car-couplers "wherein the link is automatically engaged with the draw-head of a second car and the link can be quickly disengaged when it needed uncoupling." (Lines 10-11) Illustration is included.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Ponton, Henry H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton - Chopper. (open access)

Cotton - Chopper.

Patent for a new and useful improvement in cotton choppers machine as the attachment to cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Richter, Frank L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Twisting Implement (open access)

Wire-Twisting Implement

Patent for a wire twister for use in manufacturing wire baskets. Illustrations included.
Date: December 6, 1910
Creator: Kaspar, August
System: The Portal to Texas History
Signal-Lock for Mail-Boxes. (open access)

Signal-Lock for Mail-Boxes.

Patent for a signal lock for mail boxes, which can only be operated from the inside of the box and locks in position.
Date: January 7, 1908
Creator: Patterson, Samuel
System: The Portal to Texas History
Corn-Husker. (open access)

Corn-Husker.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn huskers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Stahl, Adolf
System: The Portal to Texas History
Grubber (open access)

Grubber

Patent for a grubber. Illustration included.
Date: March 14, 1905
Creator: House, William C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Seed Separator (open access)

Cotton Seed Separator

Patent for a cotton seed separator. Illustrations included.
Date: September 13, 1904
Creator: Pinter, Francis T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Ink-Bottle Holder for Desks. (open access)

Ink-Bottle Holder for Desks.

Patent for an ink bottle holder for desks, which prevents the ink from quickly evaporating.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Maney, Virginia D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Siding Gage (open access)

Siding Gage

Patent for siding gage. This design is meant to be a cheap, durable, and convenient gage for use in siding.
Date: October 27, 1903
Creator: Blohm, Ernest J. H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Seed-Planter. (open access)

Seed-Planter.

Patent for improvement of seed planter "adapted for the planting of various kinds of seeds" (lines 10-11) and addition of tilting movements, including illustrations.
Date: June 25, 1900
Creator: Wendtland, Wilhelm & Wunderlich, W. F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire Basket (open access)

Wire Basket

Patent for wire basket. Illustration included.
Date: December 15, 1908
Creator: Kaspar, August
System: The Portal to Texas History
Poison - Distributer (open access)

Poison - Distributer

Patent for a new and improved poison-distributer. This design is to "provide a machine for distributing poison or a fertilizer to the plants at each side of the furrow through which the machine may be drawn" (line 7 - 9).
Date: February 8, 1898
Creator: Richter, Frank L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Machine for Gathering Cotton Squares (open access)

Machine for Gathering Cotton Squares

Patent for a machine for gathering cotton squares. This invention is designed to gather boll weevil invested cotton and roll the cotton between rollers to kill eggs. Illustration included.
Date: June 2, 1908
Creator: Bunting, Karl Saxton
System: The Portal to Texas History
Buckle (open access)

Buckle

Patent for "a fastening device for securely holding the meeting ends of straps together, and is particularly applicable to stirrup-straps, in which, because of the strain thereon, the ordinary fastener is quickly broken or the strap is torn from the same" (lines 9-15).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Stulting, John C. & Wiseman, William E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hay Press (open access)

Hay Press

Patent for a hay press. Illustration included.
Date: November 5, 1907
Creator: Easterling, Robert William; King, T. J. & Wood, S. V.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bed-Brace. (open access)

Bed-Brace.

Patent for a new and useful bed brace, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Stoermer, Alexander Sr.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wrench (open access)

Wrench

Patent for a wrench used to remove the nuts of a vehicle wheel axle.
Date: July 7, 1908
Creator: Ponton, Henry Ponton
System: The Portal to Texas History
Triple Valve for Fluid-Pressure Brakes. (open access)

Triple Valve for Fluid-Pressure Brakes.

Patent for a triple valve for fluid-pressure brakes in trains that prevents accidental triggering of the emergency brakes.
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Robinson, John W. & Douglas, Frank L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow Colter. (open access)

Plow Colter.

Patent for a new and improved plow colter. This design calls for a colter that conforms to the face-curve of the plow shovel, thus forming a landside. The colter can be attached to and removed from either side of the plow standard.
Date: December 27, 1881
Creator: Kersh, Alvin Jacob
System: The Portal to Texas History
Barber's Paper Clip. (open access)

Barber's Paper Clip.

Patent for a new and improved barber's paper clip. This design calls for "a clip formed by doubling upon itself a [flat] strip of metal," which will hold sheets of paper on which barbers can sharpen their razors. A hook exists on the opposite side, by which the paper clip can hang from the hot towel on the customer's face.
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Cohen, Moses
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fan. (open access)

Fan.

Patent for a new and improved fan. This design "consists mainly, first, in the combination with a swinging bar of metal or wood, or both, carrying the fans, of a balance-weight located at an angle to the line of the bar for the purpose of retarding its backward movement; and, second, in the combination, with a shaft and a hinge-connection uniting the fan-holder clamp to the shaft, of a removable pin by means of which the fan may be caused to move positively with the shaft or swing independently of it, as may be desired" (lines 12-22).
Date: June 20, 1882
Creator: Cohen, Moses.
System: The Portal to Texas History