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Crank For Drilling Machines (open access)

Crank For Drilling Machines

Patent for a crank used with drilling machines. Illustration included.
Date: December 18, 1906
Creator: Engleman, John Hickman
System: The Portal to Texas History
Beehive (open access)

Beehive

Patent for a beehive. This invention is designed to increase hive production. Illustration included.
Date: November 1, 1904
Creator: Kerr, Oscar F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Gas-Producer. (open access)

Gas-Producer.

Patent for a gas producer where gas that is generated through the combustion of coal can simultaneously be enriched by gas that is produced by the gasification of coal oil. It also uses all of the fuel's heat units and leaves no residue of coke.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Steinl, George
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fifth-Wheel (open access)

Fifth-Wheel

Patent for fifth-wheels for vehicles of that form in which a turn-table containing ball-bearings is employed &c., &c." (lines 7-9) including illustrations.
Date: September 4, 1900
Creator: Fouts, Hiram Cicero
System: The Portal to Texas History
Combined Rotary Harrow and Stalk Cutter or Roller. (open access)

Combined Rotary Harrow and Stalk Cutter or Roller.

Patent for a new and improved harrow combine. This design "provide[s] a rotary harrow, to be used in combination with a stalk-cutter or roller, for the purpose of harrowing ground and at the same time cutting off the stalks of the preceding crop, or for harrowing in and rolling seed. [The] invention consists in a [novel] combination and arrangement of parts" (lines 11-18).
Date: February 27, 1883
Creator: Barker, James
System: The Portal to Texas History
Car-Coupling. (open access)

Car-Coupling.

Patent for a car-coupling meant to "provide in an automatic car-coupling improved means for holding and guiding the link into the draw-head" (lines 9-12).
Date: July 16, 1895
Creator: Rowell, John R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Mail-Bag Catcher (open access)

Mail-Bag Catcher

Patent for a mail bag catcher for a train, utilized to catch mail efficiently of different sizes, weights, and through adverse conditions.
Date: October 2, 1917
Creator: Fleming, Jeff
System: The Portal to Texas History
Broom-Holder. (open access)

Broom-Holder.

Patent for a holder for suspending a broom by its head in an inverted position. Primarily a bracket designed to be secured against a wall or the back of a door.
Date: December 24, 1918
Creator: Veach, Dewey M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton-Sack Hanger. (open access)

Cotton-Sack Hanger.

Patent for a hanger designed to easily attach and detach from a cotton sack without damaging the sack or the hands of a cotton picker. It is designed to be made of a single piece of material and may be used to hang the sack on a scale for weighing the contents.
Date: July 22, 1919
Creator: Hamrick, Walter
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hay Gathering and Baling Machine (open access)

Hay Gathering and Baling Machine

Patent for hay gathering and baling machine. The item gathers hay and presses it and then ties it to ensure the hay is formed in a bale.
Date: February 12, 1917
Creator: Dement, William C.
System: The Portal to Texas History