Dear Portal friends: Do you enjoy having history at your fingertips? We’ve appreciated your support over the years, and need your help to keep history alive. Here’s the deal: we’ve received a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Now it’s time to keep our word and raise matching funds for the Cathy Nelson Hartman Portal to Texas History Endowment. If even half the people who use the Portal this month give $5, we’d meet our $1.5 million goal immediately! All donations are tax-deductible and support Texas history: yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Not Now

  You limited your search to:

 County: Callahan County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Wire Fence Tool

Wire Fence Tool

Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Neeb, William
Description: Patent for tool "which may be used for various purposes in connnection with wire fences" (lines 16-17) including an illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Spark and Dust Arrester for Cars

Spark and Dust Arrester for Cars

Date: 1900-9-4
Creator: Stanley, May
Description: Patent for prevention of sparks and dust from entering vehicles.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire Tightener

Wire Tightener

Date: 1900-7-28
Creator: Short, William Andrew
Description: Patent for new and improved construction of wire tightener allows for post in place while wire is being fastened.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Seeder.

Seeder.

Date: July 25, 1899
Creator: Dodds, Edward J. & Jackson, Tomas A.
Description: Patent for a new and useful seeder attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Kile, William A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved combined cotton seed and corn planter. The invention has "relation to improved means for adjusting the wheels laterally to provide for increasing or diminishing the width of the rows" (lines 13-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Implement for Stretching Wire-Fence Strands.

Implement for Stretching Wire-Fence Strands.

Date: June 21, 1898
Creator: Neeb, William
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in implements for stretching wire-fence strands.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire Tightener

Wire Tightener

Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Short, William A.
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in wire tighteners. This design "consists in features of construction and novel combinations of parts in a wire tightening device for repairing wire fences and attaching wires to fence-posts" (line 13-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Apparatus for Stretching Fence-Wires.

Apparatus for Stretching Fence-Wires.

Date: September 14, 1897
Creator: Pyeatt, Jessie Newton.
Description: Patent for a portable manually operated apparatus that is designed to stretch wire-fence strands at right angles to tighten the full length of the strand without "kinking or twisting the fence-strand or driving staples or analagous fastenings into the fence-post" (lines 16-21) while the fence strand is tight. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Date: October 8, 1895
Creator: Day, John W.
Description: Patent for an efficient, compact, and durable fence-wire stretcher that works on any size fence-post. It is an "easily and quickly applied means for clamping and drawing together the ends of a broken fence-wire" (lines 14-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Grate.

Grate.

Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Baker, John L.
Description: Patent for a grate meant for use in train boilers that can "conveniently dump part of the burning fuel in one end of the firebox" (lines 10-11).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 NEXT LAST
Beta Preview