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Automatic Railway-Gate.

Automatic Railway-Gate.

Date: August 14, 1894
Creator: Baade, John
Description: Patent for an automatic railway-gate or cattle-guard for use "at crossings, the entrances to tunnels, bridges or trestles, or at other places where it is desirable to guard the tracks" (lines 11-13). The invention is a simple and effective way for closing gates, can be operated from a distance, and is controlled by the wheels of passing trains.
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Automatic Recording Apparatus for Vehicles.

Automatic Recording Apparatus for Vehicles.

Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Baade, John
Description: Patent for an improved automatic passenger register and mileage recorder for vehicles that travel on rails. It consists of a roller that is actives by a time motor, a strip that the roller moves, a pressure roller, a pair of rollers that a record sheet is wound between, a mechanism that controls movements of the pair of rollers, electromagnets that are connected to the seats, armature levers that mark the electromagnets current, a bell crank lever that marks the moving record sheet, and a spring that supports the lever.
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Mold for Making Sewers.

Mold for Making Sewers.

Date: June 18, 1889
Creator: Baade, John
Description: Patent for a new and improved sewer mold. This design consists in "[a]n expansible and contractible reversible mold for sewers, in form in cross-section of either a semi-circle, semi-ellipse, or semi-ovate, formed of segmental portions hinged together and provided with stay-braces and thrusting tie-rods" (lines 76-81).
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Apparatus For Cementing Wells.

Apparatus For Cementing Wells.

Date: November 21, 1899
Creator: Baca, August
Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in processes of and apparatus for cementing wells, including instructions and illustrations.
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Composition Railroad-Tie And Means For Securing Rails Thereto.

Composition Railroad-Tie And Means For Securing Rails Thereto.

Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Baca, August
Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in composition railroad ties and means for securing rails thereto, including instructions and illustrations.
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Device For Forcing Water Out Of Wells.

Device For Forcing Water Out Of Wells.

Date: November 21, 1899
Creator: Baca, August
Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in devices for forcing water out of wells, including instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton-Press.

Cotton-Press.

Date: January 16, 1894
Creator: Bachman, Joseph A.
Description: Patent for a mechanism that presses cotton, wool, hemp, hay, or other similar substances that improves on a previous patent granted to the inventor (No. 451,846). This patent improves on the previous patent by improving the construction of the press.
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Door Check.

Door Check.

Date: July 3, 1888
Creator: Bachman, Joseph A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved door check. This design consists in "the combination, with a wheel provided with annular offsets and journaled in a movable bearing, the brake, and the spring, of the sheath provided with vertical grooves for the U-shaped bearing" (lines 54-58).
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Machinery For Pressing Cotton.

Machinery For Pressing Cotton.

Date: May 5, 1891
Creator: Bachman, Joseph A.
Description: Patent for improvements in machinery for facilitating the pressing of cotton; and it relates particularly to mechanism in which cylinders and pistons are used, under the influence of fluid or liquid, such as steam, air, water, or gas under pressure to operate the follower-block of a bailing-press. (Lines 12-18) Illustration is included.
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Process of Ginning Cotton.

Process of Ginning Cotton.

Date: November 7, 1893
Creator: Bachman, Joseph A.
Description: Patent for a process of ginning cotton that is "based upon the principle of a gradual or successive ginning of the seed, somewhat analogous to the gradual reduction process of grinding wheat or other grain" (lines 28-61). This process improves ginning by over thirty-three percent.
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