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 County: Johnson County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Hose-Coupling.
Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth511006/
Method Of Apparatus For Casting Dental Aluminium Plates.
Patent for a new and improved method of and apparatus for casting dental aluminium plates, including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth514206/
Governor.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508585/
Governor.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth509742/
Liquid for Exterminating Grass or Similar Growths.
Patent for a new and useful liquid for exterminating grass or similar growths, including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508673/
Railroad-Tie.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in railroad-ties. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth510717/
Automatic Stopping Mechanism for Engines.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in automatic stopping mechanism for engines. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth513733/
Rail Bond For Electric Railroads
Patent for improvement to rail-bonds for electrical railroads to aid in maintaining electrical contact, which will then reduce the loosening of parts which results in broken contact. Illustrations and instructions are included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174700/
Gas-Vent for Molds.
Patent for a gas-vent for molds. Its object is "to provide a simple and cheap construction whereby free escape of the gas or air is permitted form the mold into which molten metals...are to be poured for the purpose of forming a casting" (lines 12-18). Construction of the vent may vary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174519/
Thread-Cabinet.
Patent "...relates to cabinets for spooladapted to contain spools of thread of different sizes and from which the spools may be easily extracted one at a time" (lines 7-11) including illustrations and descriptions. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174496/
Hydraulic Pump.
Patent for a pump that operates "a pump-rod designed especially to dispense with valves, valve-cages, or other impedimenta to the flow of liquid" (lines 40-44). It is capable of pumping liquids to elevated heights. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174457/
Hydraulic Pump
Patent for a hydraulic pump with "means for automatically supplying water to the pressure-pipe while the pump is working to replenish waste or leakage." (Lines 18-20) Includes instructions or illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174458/
Pump.
Patent for a pump "whereby the pressure exerted upon the liquid in the pressure-pipe is alternately high and low, the high pressure being utilized to elevate the pump-rod, giving a rapid upstroke, and the low pressure to lower said rod gradually and insure a return flow of the liquid in the pressure-pipe." (Lines 26-33) Includes instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174456/
Cotton-Picking Machine.
Patent for a sack laborers drag around the fields with them to store cotton in. It has a shoulder-strap that fits around the sack's mouth. There are two wheels, and a platform is attached to the axle. The sack is strapped to the platform. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174419/
Churn.
Patent for an automatic churn, which is an improvement to a previous churn, no. 39,532. It has a two-part cabinet, the top part equipped with a hinged top, a crank shaft, ratchet-wheel, spring pawl, and a tubular square pocket at the end of the crank-shaft. The square pocket is where one can attach a handle to operate the churn. The lower half of the cabinet opens on the side and contains the container, dasher-rod, and churn-dashers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174379/
Combined Flour and Meal Bin and Sifter.
Patent for a combined flour and meal bin sifter meant for the kitchen. The amount of flour or meal put into the machine does not matter, and the sifter may be removed when desired. The sifted material is directed into a container, and the end of the chute can be closed when not in use. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174369/
Churn.
Patent for a churn. The patent is for a "means for adjustably securing a series of vertically-arranged breakers in a churn-body of any size, operating with a revolving dasher" (lines 8-11). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174306/
Screen-Operating Mechanism for WIndow-Screens.
Patent for a screen-operating mechanism for window-screens. It is meant to hide the mechanism from view and to improve the way the screen is raised and lowered. It also moves the "upper sash in one direction moves the screen in the reverse direction, the construction being such that the motion-transmitting gearing does not in any manner interfere with the use of ordinary window-sashes balanced by weights or springs, or the use of sashes of which the upper one only is movable" (lines 24-30). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174160/
Sanding Device for Locomotives.
Patent for a device that keeps sand from being lost during delivery and "whereby the emitting nozzle is kept clear and prevented from clogging up or freezing" (lines 15-17). It is an improvement on sanding devices. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173757/
Shoe for Bridges.
Patent for a new and improved bridge shoe including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173702/
Churn.
Patent for a churn that can be easily operated and does not let flies or dust collect around its top. It is operated by turning a handle which is connected via a rope and a series of pulleys to the churn. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173600/
Pumping-Engine.
Patent for a pumping engine that uses a "combined piston rod and plunger acting in the same vertical line and carrying a crank pin box and cross heads for driving the governing fly wheel" (lines 12-15). Mounting and dismounting this engine is simple, and the engine has easily accessible packing ends of the steam and water cylinders. Also, the adjustable yoke is improved in this engine. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173402/
Washing-Machine.
Patent for a practical, simple, and efficient washing machine that cleans soiled fabrics with the minimum amount of labor in a small amount of time, without wearing out the fabrics. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173359/
Feed Apparatus for Locomotives.
Patent for a new and improved feed apparatus for locomotives. This design is "for feeding the boiler of a locomotive-engine wherein a feed-pipe extends from a tank or tender to an injector a conical strainer is located in the three-way valve-casing for intercepting dirt, leaves, and foreign matter, to prevent the same passing with the feed-water to the boiler" (lines 9-15). It consists, "with a valve-casing containing a valve and having pipes or tubes for connecting, respectively, with a tank or tender and an injector or boiler, [and] of a strainer having steam-jet orifices arranged round its base" (lines 69-73). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173202/
Paper-Perforating Device.
Patent for "a combined gripper-bar and perforator for use on printing-presses." (Lines 8-9) Includes instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172996/
Swinging Chair.
Patent for improvements in swinging chairs for children, "which will render the chair automatic in operation or require but little exertion from the child occupying it, there being little or no danger of the child falling out while the chair is swinging," (lines 14-18) including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172884/
Means for Operating Churns.
Patent for improvement in operation of churns by using a spring-bar to press the flanged wheel against the driving-wheel to cause the dasher-shaft to revolve, thus the cream will be churned quickly. Illustration is included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172742/
Washing-Machine.
Patent for improvements in washing-machines by using a combination of adjustable stationary rubbing-board and a rotary rubbing-cylinder to regulate the pressure on the clothes and at the same time, clothes can be cleaned without injury to them. Illustration is included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172658/
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide means for setting and supporting the pin and link of the ordinary car-coupler, so that cars will be automatically coupled when brought together; and it consists in a frame or holder for the coupling-pin and a frame or holder for the coupling-link" (lines 11-17). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172476/
Swinging Gate.
Patent for a new and improved swinging gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the main posts . . . [one] having the shallow recesses therein, of hinges, slotted batten, bell-crank lever connected with the upper hinge-bolt, and with a pin in the slot in the batten, spring, gravity-catch, gate, and roller" (lines 29-35). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171743/
Fire Place Blower.
Patent for a new and improved fire-place blower. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the jambs of a fireplace, of a frame consisting of front-pieces detachably fastened to the jambs, back pieces fastened to the respective front pieces and formed with steps, and a top board connecting the sides of the frame, together with sections resting on the steps and forming a fire-screen and blower" (lines 10-17). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171417/
Wire Stretcher.
Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a block carrying bails or loops, and longitudinally grooved, of racks mounted within said grooves, a crank-shaft carrying a pinion, said shaft being mounted in standards secured to the block, pawls arranged to engage with ratchet-teeth formed in the racks, and clamping-jaws fixed to opposite ends of the racks" (lines 87-94). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171421/
Churn.
Patent for a new and improved churn. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a removable churn-body, of the frame, with a friction-wheel mounted thereon, a dasher-spindle provided with friction-wheel, movable notched bar, and spring-rod" (lines 79-83). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171060/
Plow.
Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a plowshare, of cutting-knives secured to the rear end thereof and extending rearwardly therefrom in an upward direction, and a bar connecting the mold-board and landside and arranged below the cutting knives" (lines 68-73). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171004/
Watch Maker's Pliers.
Patent for new and improved watchmaker's pliers. This design "consists in a combination watch-hand tool or pliers to be used by watch-makers for removing the hands from a watch when it is to be repaired or new hands are required to be put on; also for holding new hands when they are to be filed and otherwise fitted to the watch; and the invention more especially consists in certain constructions of the jaw end portions of the pliers" (lines 8-16). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170969/
Apparatus For Emptying Barrels Or Other Receptacles Containing Liquids.
Patent for a device to empty barrels and other receptacles containing liquids, including illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170909/
Plow.
Patent for a new and improved plow. This design "relates to an improvement in plows; and it consists in the peculiar construction of the mold-board" (lines 6-8). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170883/
Pulverizer and cultivator.
Patent for improvement of pulverizer and cultivator, which according to the inventors, "pulverizes the soil in an improved manner, and with less expenditure in power in draft, and so that the land can be plowed close up to plants growing in rows, but which are not regularly in line with one another". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171028/
Stalk Cutter.
Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "has for its object to produce a machine which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency. To this end it consists in certain improvements in the construction of the same" (lines 10-14). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170651/
Combined Chopper and Cultivator.
Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter and cultivator. This design consists in "[t]he combination, in a chopper and cultivator, of the A-shaped frame carrying the plows, chopper, and the A-shaped truck-frame, said frame being mounted on the truck-frame by the cranks and provided with means for raising and lowering it" (lines 7-12). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170640/
Churn Motor.
Patent for a new and improved churn motor. This design "consists in certain improvements in the construction of [churn motors], having for their object to produce a machine which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency" (lines 10-15). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170625/
Quilting Frame.
Patent for a new and improved quilting frame. This design "is to improve the means for suspending a quilting-frame, so that a sewing-machine may be more conveniently used in the quilting operation" (lines 7-10). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170599/
Quilting Frame.
Patent for a new and improved quilting frame. This design "consists of an improved arrangement of apparatus for suspending the quilting-frame from overhead rods, on which it is made to traverse for passing the quilt along the sewing-machine to be quilted, the essential object being to contrive a simple means of shifting the frame with relation to the machine and for placing it diagonally and for turning it around from side to side, so that when the quilt is very heavy one half can be quilted, and then the quilt turned and the other half quilted on the other side" (lines 7-18). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170594/
Packing Attachment for Baling Presses
Patent for an "improved cotton packing attachment for baling-presses" (lines 9-10). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170538/
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to car-couplings of that class which effect an automatic coupling by means of a gravity hook; and it consists in certain improvements in the construction and operation of the same" (lines 9-13). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170526/
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists essentially of contrivances for setting the buffer or draw-bar and a pin setting, tripping and uncoupling device higher or lower for adapting the coupling to couple self-actingly with cars different in height" (lines 8-13). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170445/
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a coupling-pin, of the arm, rod[s], clip . . . and lever . . . [t]he combination, with a draw-bar having the extension of a lever limited by the stop-pin . . . [and] [i]n car-couplings, the coupling-link, made in two U-shaped parts, pivoted together . . . and sustained in coupling position by [a] spring or springs" (lines 96-105). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170427/
Wagon Jack.
Patent for a new and improved wagon jack. This design "relates to wagon-jacks, the object being to provide a jack of simple and economical construction which will be applicable alike to light and heavy vehicles. The invention consists in [an] improved construction" (lines 9-14). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170323/
Cultivator.
Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is "first, to provide for use in such implements a sectional axle which shall be capable of being so manipulated as to cause the wheels to be placed at a greater or less distance from each other; second, to provide the necessary mechanism and suitable combinations thereof for moving the parts of the axle and the wheels into their desired positions" (lines 20-27). This enables the cultivator to adapt to different spacings of crops, marking an improvement over previous cultivators. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170180/
Shovel Plow.
Patent for a new and improved shovel plow. This design "provide[s] a shovel . . . having extensible wings pivoted to its rear surface, and combined with suitable mechanism by which they may be extended and forced inward . . . second, [it] provide[s] novel means of adjusting the angularity of the shovel and its standard with reference to the beam of the plow; third, [it] provide[s] novel means for adjusting the positions of the outer ends of the handles" (lines 16-26). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170181/
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