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Automatic Silt And Sand Separator.

Automatic Silt And Sand Separator.

Date: March 15, 1904
Creator: Allen, Charles.
Description: Patent for an automatic silt and sand separator that settles and discharges sand, slimes and any foreign matters.
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Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Description: Patent for a crate for shipping bananas that does not hurt the fruit during shipping. The crate separates the bunches so the bananas do not get crushed, and the crate is ventilated to prevent decay.
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Refrigerator Shipping-Box.

Refrigerator Shipping-Box.

Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Description: Patent for a "new and useful Improvement in Shipping Boxes" (lines 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
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Twine-Holder.

Twine-Holder.

Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Andrews, Otis.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement in twine holders, including instructions and illustrations.
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Plow.

Plow.

Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: Baker, Jessie
Description: Patent for the improvement on plows so that the operator can "readily adjust the moldboard or shovel into any desired inclination" (lines 14-15). The clamp is also adjustable.
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Cartridge Belt.

Cartridge Belt.

Date: April 14, 1885
Creator: Beach, Willie P.
Description: Patent for a new and improved cartridge belt. This design "is to provide a new and improved cartridge-belt for holding cartridges securely, the said belt being simple in construction, strong, and durable. The invention consists in the combination of a belt, with a strap held on the same by up-right metal fasteners and forming pockets on the belt. The invention also consists in the combination, with the above belt and strap, of a cord passed transversely through the several pockets, and in other combinations of parts" (lines 11-18).
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Filter.

Filter.

Date: February 15, 1887
Creator: Begemann, Charles Fredrich William
Description: Patent for a new and improved filter. This design is for "[a] filter consisting of sections secured together at their meeting edges by a lapped joint, the upper edge of [a] section being fitted wholly within [another] section and forming a shoulder for the support of a screen-plate, and the body of filtering material above, a shoulder on [a] section below [the] shoulder, and screen plates resting on and held to the shoulders by the weight of the body of filtering material, whereby, when the filter-sections are inverted, the [other] shoulder serves to support [the] screen and the filtering material above" (lines 45-56).
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Fluid-Operated Signal

Fluid-Operated Signal

Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Bell, Chester L.
Description: Patent for a fluid operated signal with illustrations. The device would allow communication between a train engineer and a caboose conductor through a device that utilizes the fluid-pressure brake system of the freight train.
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Means for Opening or Closing Elevator-Doors.

Means for Opening or Closing Elevator-Doors.

Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Bell, Chester L.
Description: Patent for a device which is mounted upon the traveling car and automatically opens and closes elevator doors. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Scale.

Scale.

Date: July 11, 1899
Creator: Bell, Chester L.
Description: Patent for a new and useful scale, including instructions and illustrations.
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