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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Merriweather #1

Merriweather #1

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the the Merriweather #1 oil well near Luling, Texas as it came in, in 1923.
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Merriweather #1

Merriweather #1

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the the Merriweather #1 oil well near Luling, Texas as it goes over the top, in 1923.
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Cotton-Picker's Sack.

Cotton-Picker's Sack.

Date: October 16, 1888
Creator: Cliett, Taylor
Description: Patent for improvements in a cotton-picker's sack, allowing for easy access to deposit and empty picked cotton while remaining nearly closed to hold and protect the cotton.
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Improvement In Fine-Proof Cotton-Lint Rooms.

Improvement In Fine-Proof Cotton-Lint Rooms.

Date: April 9, 1878
Creator: Morrell, Zachariah N.
Description: This patent is a receiver that is portable and provides a unique way of catching the lint that is ejected from a cotton-gin when in use. The portable receiver helps to prevent fires.
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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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Improvement in Saddle-Tree Forks.

Improvement in Saddle-Tree Forks.

Date: May 14, 1878
Creator: Lane, Calvin M. & Franklin, Mathew C.
Description: Patent for an "improved saddle-tree fork, which shall be simple in construction, light, and durable, and which may be readily adjusted as a Texas saddle-tree or a muley saddle-tree"( line 6 )includes instructions and illustration.
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Improvement in Fire-Extinguishers for Lint-Rooms.

Improvement in Fire-Extinguishers for Lint-Rooms.

Date: June 11, 1878
Creator: Morrell, Zachariah N.
Description: Patent for a fire-extinguisher for lint-rooms with design specifications and instructions on operating procedures and usage, including illustrations.
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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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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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