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Cotton-Ginning Machinery. (open access)

Cotton-Ginning Machinery.

Patent for cotton ginning machinery, which separates cotton faster and more cleanly and continuously feeds cotton into the saws.
Date: June 14, 1910
Creator: Wilson, Ralph E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hay Rake (open access)

Hay Rake

Patent for a hay rake. Illustration included.
Date: August 10, 1909
Creator: Lamkin, Lonzo D. & Smith, Henry A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cultivator. (open access)

Cultivator.

Patent for a cultivator with spring teeth that are stronger than ordinary cultivator teeth.
Date: December 8, 1908
Creator: Baker, Alonzo L. & Baker, Russell
System: The Portal to Texas History
Device for Hanging Wall-Paper. (open access)

Device for Hanging Wall-Paper.

Patent for a device for hanging wall paper that includes a paper holder and paper brush/roller.
Date: February 13, 1912
Creator: Randle, Millard F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Electric Railway. (open access)

Electric Railway.

Patent for an electric railway that has the electric conductor on or under the ground, in a tube. The tube gets electricity to the trains via contact-pieces embedded in the tube, and it collapses whenever the train wheels go over it. The tube and conductor are kept safe in a u-shaped hanger underground.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Lomb, George W. C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Self Cigar Lighter. (open access)

Self Cigar Lighter.

Patent for a new and improved self-lighting cigar. This design consists in "[a]n attachment for cigars, consisting of a metallic holder having spring-arms . . . and a projecting portion adapted to hold the igniting composition, and a disk adapted to bear upon the outer end of the cigar" (lines 6-11).
Date: June 3, 1890
Creator: West, Thomas & Turner, Ephraim M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Revolving Signal. (open access)

Revolving Signal.

Patent for a new and improved revolving signal-light. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a car-axle and a shaft driven thereby, of the lateral supporting stems carrying signaling-lanterns glazed in alternating colors, a shifting-lever acting alternately upon studs or stops of the said shaft, said shaft having a sliding movement, and gearing alternately with said signal-carrying stems" (lines 82-89).
Date: August 20, 1889
Creator: Warren, John W. & Radford, Samuel H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Box for Meat and Oil Presses (open access)

Box for Meat and Oil Presses

Patent for box for meat and oil presses. This box prevents meat from adhering to the box by using a lining, preferably sheet metal (p. 2). This keeps the box from breaking.
Date: May 26, 1885
Creator: Culberston, John J., of Paris, Texas; O'Connell, John C., of Montgomery, Alabama & Gaston, Bernard, of Paris, Texas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Mechanical Movement. (open access)

Mechanical Movement.

Patent for improvements in mechanical movements by using the “combination of the frame comprising the base, the standard rising from one end of the base, the up-rights rising from the other end of the base, the horizontal bars connecting the standard ………….and reversely coiled around the shaft adjacent the operating-lever at points near the ends of shaft and having its ends secured to the ends of the cross-bar of the operating-lever.” (Lines 6-23, p.2) Illustration is included.
Date: October 27, 1891
Creator: Skaggs, Newton J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Patent for Vehicle Tire (open access)

Patent for Vehicle Tire

Patent for improved vehicle tire.
Date: February 13, 1917
Creator: Russey, Edward W.; Coyle, Henry J. & Coyle, James R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Automatic Detaching Hook. (open access)

Improvement in Automatic Detaching Hook.

Patent for "a new and useful improvements Hooks"
Date: September 12, 1876
Creator: Wyckoff, Cornerius P.
System: The Portal to Texas History