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 Collection: Texas Patents
Hoisting Bucket

Hoisting Bucket

Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Description: Patent for a clam-shell hoisting bucket that automatically opens and closes as it is lowered and elevated.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gas Generating and Burning Furnace.

Gas Generating and Burning Furnace.

Date: June 17, 1902
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Description: Patent for a gas furnace which also generates gas from crude oil.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: September 18, 1900
Creator: Watkins, William D. & Pruit, Trose P.
Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses by using a “duplex baling-press wherein the power is alternately applied by novel mechanism to the two baling-plungers in such manner that only one plunger at a given time is operating to compress the bale, and at the completion of the stroke thereof the other plunger is operated to compress its bale, the arrangement being such that the plungers are alternately engaged and released by the power mechanism and are automatically returned to operative position after they have been released.” (Lines 9-21.) Illustration is included.
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Gas Apparatus.

Gas Apparatus.

Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in apparatus for manufacturing gas from air and hydrocarbon, including instructions and illustrations.
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Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.

Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.

Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in hydrocarbon burning furnaces, including instructions and illustrations.
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Combination-Tool.

Combination-Tool.

Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: McCarty, William N.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination tool, including instructions and illustrations.
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Stalk - Cutter.

Stalk - Cutter.

Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Acre, William Floyd & Wafford, William Penn
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in stalk-cutters to "provide a simple, light, and durable machine by means of which three rows of stalks may be cut in one passage of the machine across the field" (line 13-16).
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Ironing - Machine

Ironing - Machine

Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Walter, Geo. P.
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in ironing machines for household use to"produce a simple, effective, and inexpensive ironing-machine especially adapted for household or family use" (line 27 - 29).
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Hay Press

Hay Press

Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Couch, John Calvin
Description: Patent for an improvement to hay press designs resulting in a "simple, durable, and effective press" (line 13). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bale-Tie Opener.

Bale-Tie Opener.

Date: June 1, 1897
Creator: Gaskill, Clinton R.
Description: Patent for "a simple and durable device by means of which the buckles or securing devices on cotton-bale ties or bands may be readily opened and the band removed from the bale without destroying the buckle or the band, so that they may be again used." (Lines 11-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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