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Horse-Detacher (open access)

Horse-Detacher

Patent for a horse detacher for horse-drawn vehicles. Illustrations included.
Date: June 6, 1911
Creator: Lindsey, John M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Mud or Sand Band for Vehicles. (open access)

Mud or Sand Band for Vehicles.

Patent for a protective flap to attach to an axle to prevent mud and sand from the wheels from dirtying and interfering with the operation of the wheel-hub and axle.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Horger, Simeon D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Photographic Device. (open access)

Photographic Device.

Patent for a photographic device, which allows multiple exposures to be made on a surface in a camera.
Date: December 12, 1911
Creator: Smith, William N.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Roller Bearing (open access)

Roller Bearing

Patent for a roller bearing. Illustration included.
Date: July 31, 1906
Creator: Horger, John M. & Horger, Simeon D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Foldable Shipping-Crate. (open access)

Foldable Shipping-Crate.

Patent for a foldable shipping crate for shipping poultry or produce, which folds open and shut easily.
Date: October 12, 1909
Creator: Rollins, Edgar C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Clevis (open access)

Clevis

Patent for clevis. Illustration included.
Date: March 30, 1909
Creator: Cousins, John R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Planter and Fertilizer Dropper (open access)

Planter and Fertilizer Dropper

Patent for planter and fertilizer dropper. Illustration included.
Date: December 28, 1909
Creator: Rollins, Edgar C. & Roberts, Frank M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Steam-Brake For Single-Truck Log-Loaders. (open access)

Steam-Brake For Single-Truck Log-Loaders.

Patent for a simple, durable, and cheap way of improving steam brakes, especially those for single trucks used for logging.
Date: January 20, 1914
Creator: Perego, James A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rail-Tie. (open access)

Rail-Tie.

Patent for improvements in metal rail ties to be placed in low areas to allow water to pass through to minimize the threat of washouts. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 11, 1913
Creator: Warrell, John D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rotary Engine (open access)

Rotary Engine

Patent for Rotary Engine with an illustration attached. Created to "[embody] a novel construction and assemblage of the component elements, and [embody] novel means for reversing the engine." (lines 10-15)
Date: July 3, 1917
Creator: Martin, Jerry M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fan Attachment for Sewing-Machines (open access)

Fan Attachment for Sewing-Machines

Patent for improvements in fan attachments for sewing-machines, which can be applied to the fly wheel of a sewing machine and generate air draft during operation of the machine. This invention is also durable and inexpensive to manufacture, as well as simple in construction and operation.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Warrell, John D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Means of Escaping from Aeroplanes (open access)

Means of Escaping from Aeroplanes

Patent for providing emergency egress to pilots by way of quick release restraint straps, a parachute, and a trap door, including illustrations.
Date: November 19, 1918
Creator: Carver, Ben D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Power-Transmitting Device. (open access)

Power-Transmitting Device.

Patent for new and useful improvements in Power-Transmitting Devices. "its object being to provide a device by means of which power taken from any suitable source may be economically transmitted and multiplied, for the purpose of driving machinery or other purposes."(lines 10-15)
Date: January 22, 1918
Creator: Montgomery, Edward F.; Burnham, Reuben B. & Westbrook, J.F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Thread-Cutter. (open access)

Thread-Cutter.

Patent for "a simple and efficient thread or twine cutter which may be conveniently worn in the manner of a finger ring when in use, or may be applied or attached to the usual type of thimble for use." (lines 13-17) This invention can "be inexpensively stamped from sheet metal." (lines 21-22)
Date: February 3, 1920
Creator: Cade, King C.
System: The Portal to Texas History