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Plant Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolases (open access)

Plant Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolases

Patent relating to plant fatty acid amide hydrolases (FAAH) coding sequences.
Date: January 8, 2008
Creator: Chapman, Kent D.; Shrestha, Rhidaya; Blancaflor, Elison B. & Dixon, R. A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Clothes Pounder (open access)

Clothes Pounder

Patent for a clothes pounder. Illustration included.
Date: May 17, 1910
Creator: Turner, James S. & Campbell, John Luther
System: The Portal to Texas History
Spring (open access)

Spring

Patent for a spring to be adapted to vehicles for supporting heavy loads and absorbing sudden shocks. Illustrations included.
Date: July 11, 1911
Creator: Snow, Arthur L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Compressor. (open access)

Compressor.

Patent for a refrigerating machine compressor, which compresses more gas, cools the compressor with the incoming gas, and uses excess heat to dry the gas coming in.
Date: April 19, 1910
Creator: Mayhew, John Daugherty
System: The Portal to Texas History
Railway-Tie. (open access)

Railway-Tie.

Patent for improvements in railway ties, specifically railway ties in the "metallic" class. The ties in this class are affixed to the rails without the need for spikes.
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Rollins, William A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fastening (open access)

Fastening

Patent for fastening. This invention is comprised of a threaded member and a socket that are adapted to a screw. Illustration included.
Date: October 26, 1909
Creator: Percival, Herbert E. & Key, Brewer W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Gin Saw Cleaner (open access)

Gin Saw Cleaner

Patent for a gin-saw cleaner. The invention "relates to gin-saw cleansers and tooth-straighteners, and has for its object to produce a device of this character which will be simple of construction, efficient in operation, and one in which the saw-engaging knives or members may be simultaneously adjusted to regulate them for operation upon saws which are spaced apart a greater or lesser distance" (lines 8-16) illustration included.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Stanifer, William D.; Williams, Francis I. & Rutherford, James R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rail-Fastening. (open access)

Rail-Fastening.

Patent for a rail fastening for padding the connection between the rail and the tie, which has a stronger connection than previous versions of this type of device.
Date: December 24, 1907
Creator: Percival, Herbert E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rail Fastening (open access)

Rail Fastening

Patent for rail fastening. This invention is designed to fasten railroad rails and consists spikes, bolts, and a flange. Illustration included.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Percival, Herbert E. & Key, Brewer W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Well Drilling Apparatus (open access)

Well Drilling Apparatus

Patent for a well drilling apparatus. This invention applies to the drilling of oil wells. Illustration included.
Date: April 21, 1908
Creator: Milliron, Charles
System: The Portal to Texas History
Well-Screen (open access)

Well-Screen

Patent for a well screen which allows water to flow through easily while stopping any other items from going through into the well.
Date: November 8, 1910
Creator: Decker, Harry R. & Houk, Russell W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Spring. (open access)

Spring.

Patent for an improvement in springs. "Designed particularly for use upon carriages, wagons, and motor or other cars and more particularly to the type os springs known as elliptic or semi-elliptic" (lines 10-14).
Date: August 6, 1908
Creator: Snow, Arthur Leland
System: The Portal to Texas History
Nut-Lock (open access)

Nut-Lock

Patent for a nut lock. Illustrations included.
Date: October 29, 1912
Creator: Patterson, Benjamin Gilbert
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire Twister and Tightener. (open access)

Wire Twister and Tightener.

Patent for a wire twister and tightener for wire fences. With this invention, "the fence-wire is caused to be contracted, twisted, and made taut" (lines 17-18). It is a set of toothed ratchet wheels that have v-shaped slots for the wire. Pawls act on the teeth, and springs and levers move the pawls.
Date: March 17, 1896
Creator: Stafford, George A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Switch Attachment. (open access)

Switch Attachment.

Patent for a switch attachment that consists of a derailing guard, a side track rail, an adjustable shoe that pivots next to the rail, a vertical groove in the end of the shoe, and a swinging free arm.
Date: April 3, 1894
Creator: Warren, Governor D. & Casey, James
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Stretcher (open access)

Wire-Stretcher

Patent for a wire stretcher for stretching wire to build fences.
Date: December 30, 1890
Creator: Burdick, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
POST HOLE AUGER (open access)

POST HOLE AUGER

Patent for an improved post-hole digger/auger with multiple blades that cut in a spiral pattern and has the blades adjust and lock on the base. The blade shanks form a cage and keeps dirt from clogging the blades.
Date: May 22, 1915
Creator: Hoover, Orville M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fruit-Drier. (open access)

Fruit-Drier.

Patent for a fruit drier that includes "a series of hinged trays adapted to be folded into small compact form." (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Reid, William
System: The Portal to Texas History
Automatic Fuse Plug (open access)

Automatic Fuse Plug

Patent for "improvements in automatic fuse plugs" (lines 12-12). These are "adapted to be successively engaged by a swinging contact arm" (lines 16-17).
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Bowman, Levi M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Patent for Glass Casket (open access)

Patent for Glass Casket

Patent for casket constructed of glass.
Date: January 9, 1917
Creator: De Camp, James W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Resilient Means for Vehicle Axle Suspension. (open access)

Resilient Means for Vehicle Axle Suspension.

Patent for a more resilient vehicle axle suspension and created specifically for motor vehicles.
Date: June 22, 1915
Creator: Guthrie, Nehemiah & Johnson, Callender L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Railroad Tie (open access)

Railroad Tie

Patent for a new design of railroad-ties meant "for clamping together the two members of the tie and for adjusting them relatively to each other so as to adapt them to clamp rails of different widths" (lines 13-16), with illustrations.
Date: November 4, 1913
Creator: Grant, James K.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Churn (open access)

Churn

Patent for a churn that can produce butter in very short period of time with minimal effort.
Date: May 19, 1913
Creator: Hoefer, Charles Jr.; Belt, Marcus L. Jr. & Belt, William R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Garbage Burning Furnace (open access)

Garbage Burning Furnace

Patent for a new and useful garbage burning furnace that burns garbage efficiently in a combustion chamber. Illustrations are included.
Date: May 9, 1916
Creator: Stokes, John W.
System: The Portal to Texas History