Improvement in Plows.

Improvement in Plows.

Date: December 22, 1874
Creator: Canty, Thomas
Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in Skeleton Tillage-Plow.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Men plowing (busting) land.]

[Men plowing (busting) land.]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of men plowing (busting) land. Three men on equipment behind tractor. Two men standing near automobile and one man in automobile.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Cows pulling plow]

[Cows pulling plow]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two dairy cows pulling a plow followed by a man.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Tractor and Plow]

[Tractor and Plow]

Date: 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Tractor and plow. Photo taken in 1920: Clay County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[Two men operating farm equipemnt drawn by mules and horses]

[Two men operating farm equipemnt drawn by mules and horses]

Date: unknown
Creator: J.C. Allen and son
Description: Photograph of two men operating horse-drawn farm equipment. Back of photograph: "Horses and mules do a real job in seed bed preparation, and the mares raise replacements."
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Plow.

Plow.

Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Baker, George Washington
Description: Patent for improvements in plows by providing “a reversible colter adapted to be applied to any style of plow; such as shovel-plows, half or turning shovels, bull-tongue, or other forms of plows. Also to provide a convenient means of attaching and detaching the plow” (lines 12-17). Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow.

Plow.

Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Hyer, Robert Stewart
Description: Patent for an improvement in plows by “employing a combined brace for the mold-board and a locking device for the share” (lines 46-48), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow.

Plow.

Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Williams, Irvin
Description: Patent for improved “reversible hillside-plows and enable the plowshare to be rapidly changed from one side of the plow to the other and to move in front of the standard and over the foot of the same and obviate the necessity of lifting the entire plow every time it is desired to change the position of the plowshare" (lines 10-17), includes illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow.

Plow.

Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Ball, Alfred Fine
Description: Patent for an improvement in plows by using a series of spring-tines that are secured above the mold-board, when in operation these independently-moving tines “serve to jar and break the clods, thus not only pulverizing the clods to a certain degree but also insuring the freeing of the tines of all dirt” (lines 90-93), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: December 27, 1859
Creator: Kesler, Charles
Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton-seed planter in the arrangement of the hopper, roller with stirring and feeding teeth attached while distributing seeds accurately, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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