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Baling Press.

Baling Press.

Date: May 3, 1887
Creator: Green, William Robert & Green, Newton Jasper
Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design "comprise[s] a frame and case having aligned baling-chambers at opposite ends, a follower having two head-blocks working one in each of the baling-chambers, a shaft journaled between the baling-chambers, and two ropes connected at one end to the shaft and at their other ends to the opposite head-blocks" (lines 46-53).
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Baling-Press

Baling-Press

Date: March 10, 1885
Creator: Stone, Charles M.
Description: Patent for an improved baling press for hay, cotton, and similar materials granted to Charles M. Stone.
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Baling Press.

Baling Press.

Date: April 21, 1885
Creator: Chidester, John E.
Description: Patent for improvements to press for making bales of hay.
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: June 2, 1896
Creator: Davis, John R.
Description: Patent for a baling-press that means "to provide a simple and efficient power for operating the plunger so constructed as to allow independent return movement of the plunger to avoid loss of time in the operation of the device" (lines 9-13).
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: August 4, 1896
Creator: Killingsworth, Thomas H.
Description: Patent for a baling-press used for baling cotton "in which the cotton-bat is wound into a cylindrical form without the use of a metal or similar core" (lines 11-13).
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Franks, Lewis W.
Description: Patent for a simple and efficient baling-press that has an improved press-box and plunger-operating power. The connections between the power and the plunger will be lighter and the feed-opening of the press-box will be closed automatically. The machine has a continuously-rotating operating wheel that allows for an easier way to engage and disengage the pitman.
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: March 30, 1897
Creator: Ross, William Andrew
Description: Patent for an improvement to machinery to wind fibrous materials (e.g., cotton) into cylindrical bales that does not use a core or fixed horizontal rollers.
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Baling Press.

Baling Press.

Date: March 4, 1890
Creator: Spencer, Anderson Hood
Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design is "to place two baling-chambers at a suitable angle to each other and to connect both of the followers to the same sweep; to attach each of the filling-doors of the baling-chambers to the sweep, so that when one door closes from its own weight the other will be opened by the movement of the sweep, and to provide each of the filling doors with an automatically-acting bolt mechanism, whereby the movement of the follower bolts the door, so that it cannot be opened upward by the pressure of hay that is being pressed" (lines 15-26).
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: December 24, 1895
Creator: Keith, George A.
Description: Patent for "baling-presses, and has for its objects to provide a simple and efficient apparatus embodying a rebounding plunger; to provide means for regulating the resistance offered to the advance movement of the forward head-block; to provide improved means for tucking the material during the advance movement of the plunger; to provide means for regulating the length of a bale; to provide means for automatically inserting a head-block when a bale of the desired length has been formed; and to provide means whereby the raising and lowering of the press-box or baling-chamber is accomplished by the draft-horses through the sweep, and without the use of jacks or other analogous devices." (Lines 8-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Baling Press.

Baling Press.

Date: December 13, 1887
Creator: Weddle, Henry
Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists in "a box having its upper end open and having an outwardly-opening door at the lower portion of one side, a plunger in the box having a post provided with a braced cross-piece near the upper end, ropes secured to the ends of the cross-piece, a drum under the lower end of the box, having a helical pulley at one end and a small drum at the other end, and having the ropes secured to it and winding upon it, a rope passing over guide-pulleys above the upper end of the box and winding upon the small drum" (lines 16-28).
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