Caldwell Co.

Caldwell Co.

Date: 1896
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Caldwell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and red ink. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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General Highway Map Caldwell County, Texas

General Highway Map Caldwell County, Texas

Date: 1967
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Description: Highway map of Caldwell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes ten inset maps - Uhland, Lytton Springs, Dale, McMahan, Stairtown, Reedville, Martindale, Maxwell, Fentress, and Prairie Lea - a key to counties diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. A hand-drawn line , with a corresponding note, has been made to the map in pencil to mark the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
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Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Conley, Andrew J.
Description: Patent for a hose or pipe coupling meant to "provide a coupling of great simplicity of construction forming a tight and efficient connection by which the hose can be connected without turning it, without the screwing together of the sections and without a loose washer within one of the couplings which is readily lost and quickly gets out of order" (lines 12-19).
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Ironing-Table.

Ironing-Table.

Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Mills, Charles Richmond
Description: Patent for "ironing-tables which are arranged to be capable of folding when not in use and of extending when used." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement In Cultivators

Improvement In Cultivators

Date: July 23, 1872
Creator: Griffith, William H.
Description: Patent for an improved cultivator, with adjustable wheel base, plow height and more (pg 1).
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Improvement in Neck-Yokes.

Improvement in Neck-Yokes.

Date: October 31, 1876
Creator: Hannig, Frank
Description: Patent for "an improvement in the class of neck-yokes having a swivel-joint connection with a carriage or wagon pole; and it consists in providing the neck-yoke with a central enlargement or boss, and connecting the tube which slips on the end of the carriage-pole with the yoke by means of rings having perforated ears to receive the ends of a pivoted bar, to which the pole ring or tube is swiveled." (Lines 11-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Neck-Yokes.

Improvement in Neck-Yokes.

Date: September 11, 1877
Creator: Hannig, Frank
Description: Patent for an improvement on neck-yokes that have a "swivel-joint connection with a carriage or wagon pole" (line 18-19).
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Trundler For Spooled Wire.

Trundler For Spooled Wire.

Date: April 13, 1891
Creator: Smith, Cullen R.
Description: Patent for a trundler for spooled wire that is strong, light, and shapely enough to propel or draw spooled fence-wire, telegraph-wire, or similar material that is coiled upon flanged spools, and distribute the same lines for the manufacture of fences or erection of electric conductors.
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Disk Cultivator.

Disk Cultivator.

Date: October 2, 1894
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Description: Patent for a disk cultivator that can be used without supporting wheels, and cuts stalks or tracks while cultivating. It is also adjustable in both height and width.
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Improvement in Brakes for Wagons and Cars.

Improvement in Brakes for Wagons and Cars.

Date: June 24, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Mathew C. & Landrum, Nathaniel
Description: Patent for "am improved brake for wagons, cars, and other vehicles which shall be simple in construction, convenient in use, and powerful in operation" (lines 19-22) including illustrations.
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